Wabi Sabi


Wabi Sabi: A Haiku Trilogy

daylilies in dusk
     see painted horizons fade
transient delights
       half moon is waxing
sourdough bread's on the rise
               life moves in cycles
   mistakes birth aha's
               and cracked glass prisms the light 
           embrace imperfection


The concept of wabi sabi has dimpled my life in interesting places lately. It seems that every time this concept of celebrating the impermanent, incomplete and imperfect comes up, the universe gives me another gentle nudge to express the idea through a poem. And what better poetic form than the haiku, which has roots in the same philosophical approach to life as wabi sabi.

If you look carefully you will find a self-referential element in this post.


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