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Haiku Mind 108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart

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ISBN-10: 1590307585

ISBN-13: 9781590307588

Edition: 2009

Authors: Patricia Donegan

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Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in just three lines, can be miraculous in its power to articulate the profundity of the simplest momentand 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 poemson themes such as honesty, transience, and compassionand offers commentary on each as an impetus to meditation and as a key to unlocking the wonder in what we find right before us.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/12/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.24" wide x 7.44" long x 0.63" tall
Weight: 0.242
Language: English

PATRICIA DONEGAN is the author of Haiku Mind. For a decade she taught East-West Poetry at Naropa University in the writing department's early years under Allen Ginsberg and Ch gyam Trungpa Rinpoche. After studying with Japanese haiku master Seishi Yamaguchi, she completed a Fulbright grant in Japan, coauthoring Chiyo-ni: Woman Haiku Master with Yoshie Ishibashi. For the past ten years she taught creative writing at a university in Tokyo. A member of the Haiku Society of America and the Association for International Renku, she currently is the poetry editor for the Kyoto Journal. As both a writer and a senior meditation teacher, she continues to write essays, give talks, and lead workshops…