Haiku is not a shriek, a howl, a sigh, or a yawn; rather, it is the deep breath of life. ~Santoka Taneda
In pale moonlight
the wisteria's scent
comes from far away. ~ Yosa Buson
a powerful wind embraces
the ancient cedars. ~ Matsuo Basho
Whitecaps on the bay:
A broken signboard banging
In the April wind. - Richard Wright
- Zen is a total state of focus bringing together the body and the mind. How does haiku help to provide this focus?
- What helps you to achieve a meditative state?