Soak in the Simplicity – Haiku Poetry
This week I purchased a wonderful small book from a Charity shop in Hailsham. Haiku, Poetry Ancient and Modern is a uniquely beautiful collection of simple poetry, Originating in
the haiku is a tiny poem that is usually only three lines long and contains a
total of seventeen syllables. A universally appealing form of poetry, a haiku
is able to capture an intensely human, and ordinary, moment and turn it into
In the front cover there was a dedication:-
A thoughtful, lovely man
Whose support is a treasure
no need to dig it up.
Not exactly ‘HAIKU’ but it’s the best ‘I-can-do-ku’ !!
In the bustle of your busy life, take time out to soak in some of the simplicity of this poetry,
Love Aliya X
What struck me were the wonderful depth of this little dedication and the power of emotion. I have over the last year appreciated the wonderful depth in these tiny poems and in my own small way experimented in creating a vehicle for praise, grace and love.
This is one I wrote on Righteousness :-
Vaulting the centuries
Reflected white light
On my position as a son of the king:-
Crystal sapphire cloak
journey to the stars
Welcome to ‘Soak in the Simplicity’ my little corner of Haiku.