Haiku Mind: 108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart

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"Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in three short lines, is celebrated for its ability to express a simple moment in a profound way. The "haiku moment," as it is called, refers to a heightened awareness of the world around us and how, in that small, transient period, the greater essence of our lives is reflected." As our culture speeds up and our personal lives feel overbooked and busy, haiku can offer an easy way to slow down, appreciate the simple things around us, and give us a moment to reflect on our lives. In Haiku Mind, Patricia

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Overview

"Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in three short lines, is celebrated for its ability to express a simple moment in a profound way. The "haiku moment," as it is called, refers to a heightened awareness of the world around us and how, in that small, transient period, the greater essence of our lives is reflected." As our culture speeds up and our personal lives feel overbooked and busy, haiku can offer an easy way to slow down, appreciate the simple things around us, and give us a moment to reflect on our lives. In Haiku Mind, Patricia Donegan presents 108 haiku that offer a larger lesson on how we can approach our lives. With themes such as honesty, transience, and compassion, Donegan offers haiku and commentary as a form of meditation - a moment where we can slowly and naturally discover what is simply here.

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Haiku Mind contains the best—the most insightful—commentary on haiku since the great works of R. H. Blyth. If you want to know what haiku is about, what a haiku can do, why haiku are important, read this book. Patricia Donegan looks into the heart of haiku by exploring outstanding individual examples with a perceptive, aware, and sensitive eye. The literary essay has never known finer moments.”—Cor van den Heuvel, editor of The Haiku Anthology 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590305799
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/14/2008
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Patricia Donegan is a poet, translator, and promoter of haiku as an awareness practice. She was a faculty member of East-West poetics at Naropa University under Allen Ginsberg and Chögyam Trungpa; a student of Japanese haiku master Seishi Yamaguchi; and a Fulbright scholar to Japan. She is a meditation teacher, the poetry editor for Kyoto Journal, and a member of the Haiku Society of America. Her haiku works include Haiku Mind: 108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart, Chiyo-ni: Woman Haiku Master  (co-translated with Yoshie Ishibashi), and Haiku: Asian Arts for Creative Kids. Her poetry collections include Without Warning, Bone Poems, and Hot Haiku.
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  • Posted February 14, 2014

    I highly recommend this book

    Buy this book. Allow the roar of the world to continue without you for any reason on your list.
    Buy this book. haiku mind provides a fantastic springboard for those who wish to learn more about poetic forms, authors ancient to recent,
    views from perspectives that celebrate inclusion rather than exclusion and so much more.
    Buy this book. Do what I did, buy a second one and give it to someone.
    Buy this book. You will not regret your decision.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2013

    Highly recommended.

    I read a poem each night after dinner. It was a wonderful way to ease into the evening. Very calming. It added a sense of beauty to my day.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 26, 2013

    Great Poetry

    this is an American style of haiku. Basho's traditional haiku is available for those who want the traditional Japanese style. I purchased this for poetry month. It is one of those books I will enjoy reading and re- reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2012

    Sabrinasaur

    The book sounds interesting

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2010

    tries too hard to teach / intellectual not haiku / words cover clear view

    over produced with intelletual commentary

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