Tag Archives: enlightenment

Entering the stream:

With circular wave, A raindrop enters the stream – Irises tremble.

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The barely noticed kiss:

A downy feather, Drifting slowly to the ground – Touch worth waiting for.

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Metamorphosis:

Ladybird larvae, Are suddenly paralysed – In deep sleep, transformed.

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Inter-being:

A zafu is a Zen meditation cushion used for zazen (sitting meditation). This haiku is quite esoteric, illustrating the Zen understanding of emptiness and reality…….if it makes you curious, try reading some Shunryu Suzuki or maybe Brad Warner.   Zafu … Continue reading

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Zen:

Through a round window, Beside a comforting fire – A man drinking tea.

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Wisdom:

Rings of white flowers, Rising up the plantain stalks –  To become halos.

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Illumination.

Yellow crocuses, Shine like light bulbs on the lawn – Guiding my footsteps. 

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