Haikus and Mantras

HAIKU LEMON

Ripening lemon

waving peacefully

in the wind

 

HAIKU BROOM

Wind playing
no use for the broom
sweeping the courtyard

 

HAIKU EMULSION:

Little more than

pulsing emulsion

the man fighting himself

 

 

Haiku Dance

Blue Cranes dance to tunes

Of gently moving wings

In mild wind

 

Haiku Silence

It’s Silent

Dead Silent

And I listen

Haiku Sunrise

Clouds lit from beneath
Here comes the Sun
Lifestream of the Earth.

FUNGUS HAIKU

“Growing in darkness
Decaying the hosts body
Pestilent fungi”

 

Shadow Haiku

A shadow smoothens

the soul of the body

Light embraces shadow

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Sun Haiku

Summer kiss,
beside that red
setting sun – Ken Wagner

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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

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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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