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Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:22 pm
by bodom
Buddho is the way
to be free from all dukkha
cultivate it now!

:anjali:

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:25 pm
by bodom
Mindfully aware
this is the still center point
rest in the moment

:anjali:

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 4:48 pm
by PeterB
Friends familiar
the kiss of breath in nostril
the ache in the knee.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:14 pm
by PeterB
Great Crested Grebe chick
as light upon the water
as a baby's breath.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 7:52 am
by PeterB
My mind was too fraught
all I could do usefully
was sweep the kuti.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 9:21 am
by PeterB
The olives flowers
will return to winter's green
then flower again.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:14 am
by bodom
Tired yet again
as I get up out of bed
time to go to work!

:anjali:

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 4:28 pm
by daverupa
Down the garden path:
fruitless, yet flowers bloom...
Weed the primroses.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 8:02 am
by PeterB
After a long drought
the very dust and pavements
smell like sweet incense.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 8:05 am
by PeterB
Through the pouring rain
their voices mingling wetly
come the shapes of geese

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:34 am
by Dhammabodhi
The following is probably not a Haiku, but if I may, I would like to share a poem that I wrote. If it does not belong in accordance with this thread please feel free to delete it.

END

This is the end of the day
nothing more to think
nothing more to do
life is dead
Death is born.

The dream's over
but reality is not found
Incessant
Infinity ceases
and rises again.

Without body
It ascends,
Without hope
The Silence
Without feature
The Freedom
Without time, without dimension,
Without form
Existence.


The mold is broken
The vessel destroyed

The mind awakens.


:anjali:

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 11:38 am
by Ben
I just discovered this thread.
Fantastic work, everyone!
Keep up your efforts!

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2011 3:32 pm
by kirk5a
Old pond
frogs croaking
nonstop

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:17 pm
by TheNoBSBuddhist
Reviving Haiku thread,
So much wisdom written here -
Reading is a joy!

I adore Haiku.
Doubtless the vast majority of you will know the Haiku Format "rules" but just in case we have some newbies (ande even veterans) who don't:

The format is a 3-line poem: the first line contains 5 syllables, the second, 7, and the third, again, 5.

The first and third line should make perfect sense being read on their own, with the middle line omitted (see my Haiku, above).

Hazy summer heat
I can barely care to move
in the glaring sun.

Chilling Ice and snow
Winter has us in its grip
Piercing to my bones.

I have done my bit
given you all an idea
So now it's your go......

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:49 pm
by TheNoBSBuddhist
My poor aching body
Mind intact and sapient
Yes, this too shall pass.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:29 pm
by TheNoBSBuddhist
How are you today?
would you care to join the thread?
Write, and let me know!

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:39 am
by TheNoBSBuddhist
poor someguysomeguy...
So much sadness in his post
Hey dude, get some help.... :console:

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:45 pm
by SamBodhi
Clumsy is
The mind unchecked, breathe
In, breathe out.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:49 pm
by SamBodhi
Becoming
Stillness awareness
Are not two.

Re: Haikus Of The Way Of The Elders

Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:38 pm
by TheNoBSBuddhist
Those are not Haiku
Strictly speaking there are rules.
Read my notes, above....

...Although I must say
Their expression is profound
Leave them as they are....