Those of you who have read my other posts on haiku know that it is meditative. While many are busy shopping and partying this time of year, take a few minutes out of each day until year’s end to reflect on where you have been in your life during the year and where you are going. Haiku is the perfect way to be meditative.
A few years ago, right before Christmas, I was anticipating the new year while running errands. This haiku resulted, and I reprint it from the appendix of my new book, Haiku and Senryu: A Simple Guide for All:
car wash tunnel . . .
for the new year
And on new year’s eve, a few years ago, I wrote:
new year’s eve . . .
emptying the last
of the garbage
As for the haiku above (actually, a senryu, that is, a human nature…
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