Haiku Mind

108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart
Author(s): Patricia Donegan
Original Publish Date: Oct 12, 2010
Product Number: EB00687711
Released: Oct 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834822351
Publisher: Shambhala
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Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in just three lines, can be miraculous in its power to articulate the profundity of the simplest moment—and for that reason haiku can be a useful tool for bringing us to a heightened awareness of our lives. Here, the poet Patricia Donegan shares her experience of the haiku form as a way of insight that anyone can use to slow down and uncover the beauty of ordinary moments. She presents 108 haiku poems—on themes such as honesty, transience, and compassion—and offers commentary on each as an impetus to meditation and as a key to unlocking the wonder in what we find right before us.

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