Haikus and Mantras

Tree Haiku

At the river bank

the tree meditates

words are lost

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Candle Light

alone by candlelight
thinking of that spring we met
and another spring… (haiku by Chenou Liu)

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Dancing Trees Haiku

In between

Earth and Heaven

Two Trees Tango

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Whirlpool Haiku

As the echo of my paces
reach outer spaces
I delve inward

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Mantra of a Mantis:
"Eat or be eaten!"

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Time is passing by
Flying quickly past us now
In a blink of eye

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Voices from the dark continent (haiku):

Silent night, holy.
All is calm within darkness.
We hear them, even still.

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Haiku for a cat person

Innate temperament

The very essence of you

Everyone values

(wire art by Joey Messina)

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a horse running wild 

a howl at nightfear in sight 

a dreamfar from real

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Dreams that have faded

Are just the anchors to the past

Hope eyes the future

early-morning-Zen

 

 

 

 

 

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(variation on the previous one)

My eyes,
having observed everything,
returned to the white chrysanthemums.

Kosugi Isshō

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