A Quote by Buson on haiku


The sea at springtime.
All day it rises and falls,
yes, rises and falls.

Buson (1716 - 1784)

Contributed by: Mariam

A Quote by Kobayashi Issa on haiku


The world of dew
is the world of dew,
And yet, and yet...

Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)

Contributed by: mimi

A Quote by Li Po on haiku, sitting, and meditation

Zazen on the mountain

The birds have vanished down the sky.
Now the last cloud drains away.

We sit together, the mountain and me,
Until only the mountain remains

Li Po

Contributed by: Tati

A Quote by Tesshu (?) on haiku, zen, bushido, moon, water, reflection, reality, and japan

The moon does not think to be reflected, nor does the water think to reflect, in the Hirosawa Pond.

Tesshu (?)

Source: The Sword of No Sword

Contributed by: Laurens

Syndicate content