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Haiku-The Sacred Art: A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines

Haiku-The Sacred Art: A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines

by Margaret D. McGee
Haiku-The Sacred Art: A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines

Haiku-The Sacred Art: A Spiritual Practice in Three Lines

by Margaret D. McGee

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Overview

Takes the mystery and intimidation out of beginning to write haiku as a spiritual practice. Provides helpful hints and step-by-step exercises to broaden and deepen both your haiku artistry and your appreciation of haiku as part of your spiritual life.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594732690
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/01/2009
Series: The Art of Spiritual Living
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 2.17(w) x 3.35(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

Margaret D. McGee, a writer, teacher and leader of spiritual workshops and retreats, is author of Sacred Attention: A Spiritual Practice for Finding God in the Moment (SkyLight Paths), and Stumbling Toward God: A Prodigal's Return. Her haiku have been published in journals such as The Heron's Nest, bear creek haiku, and Wisteria. Her website, www.IntheCourtyard.com, hosts a forum to write and share haiku in response to the sacred writings of world religions.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

CHAPTER ONE: The Heart of a Moment 9
CHAPTER TWO: A Simple Prayer 25
CHAPTER THREE: A Companionable Form 41
CHAPTER FOUR: A Sense of Time and Place 61
CHAPTER FIVE: Inspired Conversations 83
CHAPTER SIX: Haiku in Community 101
CHAPTER SEVEN: Haiku with Pictures or Prose 123
CHAPTER EIGHT: The Haiku Life 137

Acknowledgments 146
Haiku Resources 148
Notes 154
Suggestions for Further Reading 159
Credits 162
Index of Practices 167
Index of Poets 168

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