Baker & Taylor
Haiku Mind : 108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart
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‰ÛÓand 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‰ÛÓon themes such as honesty, transience, and compassion‰ÛÓand offers commentary on each as an impetus to meditation and as a key to unlocking the wonder in what we find right before us.