implicit... succinct... pithy...
to-the-point tho elegantly indirect...
curiously multi-layered, like life,
they invite ambiguity, suggest the narrative and intuit truth...
they are haiku!
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There are 371 of these "little epiphanies"; each unpretentiously presented in a subtle stir-of-silences.
Given ample space (one page/one haiku), each "poem" is a pebble casually tossed into the reader's memory...inviting them to ride-the-ripples beyond thought and contemplation thru knowledge and wisdom into the surprise of understanding -
Unadorned; quietly offered, these small "weightless-enlightenments" seemingly come and go from out of nowhere. Unsuspectingly soothing (or even "healing") as if by magic, though more by the nature of their design, each "now-moment" will inexplicably materialize in a sudden "clearburst" of understanding... and just as mysteriously wink-out or softly fade and disappear (at least until the next awakening)... all in a sort of ebb-and-flow of "emotional" rhythms.
Each of these reserved little "snippets-of-truth" is a life-song evocatively calling to be heard (and/or sung... again). Reconnect with the lost haunting refrains of your own "circus-hypnotica" and "trivia-mystique". Awaken to a sweet absorbing allure of something unexpectedly authentic. Breathe.
Visit and rervisit any one of these surprisingly familiar and enigmatically "commonplace" experiences... always open to an old discovery ...yet... beckoning you to some new exploration.
"Haiku is a clear-eyed compositional meditative state, and a way of life which needs no distracting bejeweled finger pointing to the moon, in order to better see the moon (to borrow and twist a famous metaphor). Inspiration is everywhere; always available; totally accessible! A little reach and there it is. If we learn how to look we may see... if how to see... we become visionary... if we are visionaries... well so forth and so on -
The character of every experience can be seen in all manner of manifestations, particularly if we allow our own nurturing-nature to evolve and grow -
The blue in the sky; the deep of an ocean; the temporary-permanence of a cloud-shape... from the endlessly vast vacuum of outer space and the profoundly still silence of the inner-mind, to the jittery-twitchings of an ant's antennae, it is, after all, the immediacy of the moment that gives us a deeper sense of life.
A willingness to embrace this awareness enhances and highlights our abilities to perceive; appreciate and flesh-out our own uniquely distinctive surroundings in remarkably intuitive ways; ways not otherwise considered."
deepening the stillness