Haiku #14 Mindful Canvas

Landscapes can be a beautiful inspiration at this time of year. Whether you paint, compose music, write stories or create haiku, autumn colours can be your mindful canvas. I saw this a few years back in Cheltenham Pittville Park. Blue… Read More ›

Haiku #13 Ripples

Early morning walks are often rewarded with the sight of a fungus newly emerged and that will almost certainly not be seen tomorrow morning. Where has it gone? Did it just disappear or is it transformed into something else? Whatever… Read More ›

Haiku #12 Ephemeral

Autumn fungi are extremely ephemeral, appearing then disappearing within a few short hours. A perfect example typifying the Buddha’s concept of “impermanence” which can be applied to all forms, feelings, emotions …. Looking at my image there’s a chaotic beauty… Read More ›

Haiku #11 Decomposition

Autumn is a time of fungus growth and I have always enjoyed walking the woods nearby and poking around amongst leaf mould and decayed and rotting tree branches. A couple of days ago however I found this cluster of fungus… Read More ›

Senryu #5 A life fully lived

Autumn seems early, annual flowers have died, birds have begun migrating and leaves have fallen. Including this one I found lying on some bright green grass after some refreshing rain. The leaf lies fallen,Perfect in form and colour,A life fully… Read More ›