Archive for the ‘garbage’ Category

Vanishing Point Interruptus 

May 20, 2015



Middle of nowhere

Nothing is ever broken

Enjoy perfection

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Winter’s Filthy Finish

March 13, 2015

Sometime in April under some black crust

This winter’s last filthy snow’ll liquidate 

Spring’s flowers will obscure a world at rust

At snow’s death & decay we’ll celebrate

Happy

January 4, 2014

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Green Uroboros/
The endless cycle of years/
Consuming itself/
#haiku

Season’s Leavings

January 8, 2013

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The season’s dying/
Falling apart like garbage/
After the excess/
#haiku

Happy New Year

January 1, 2013

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Our celebrations/
Distract us from improvement:/
Be mindful this year!/
#haiku #happynewyear #2013

Fallen Angel

September 18, 2012

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Master Control

August 20, 2012

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Our control panels/
Allow manipulation/
With simple hunger/
#haiku

Random Litter

August 10, 2012

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49. The posh don’t matter/
Except to the enforcers/
Of status matters/
#haiku

1a. Faith accumulates/
Like the snow on a park bench/
Silently and cold/
#haiku

1b. Faith accumulates/
Like children in a playground/
Joyfully and loud/
#haiku

1c. Faith accumulates/
When the faithful sit calmly/
Expecting nothing/
#haiku

1d. Faith accumulates/
When the faithful sit calmly/
Expecting something/
#haiku

2. Enjoying this day/
Requires acceptance of facts/
Unpalatable/
#haiku

Fire Island Day Twenty~Six

July 26, 2012

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(these get better towards the end)
26. I am so boring/
My desires: quotidian/
Just basic comforts/
#haiku

27. Just want my quiet/
And time with my family/
Not so exciting/
#haiku

28. Others’ cluttered lives/
Aren’t attractive to me/
In my solitude/
#haiku

29. Exciting pleasures/
Simply are not int’resting/
As I look inward/
#haiku

30. I explore places/
Where people simply relax/
In this solitude/
#haiku

31. Full throttle living:/
Human’s Spirits’ distractions/
From kind reverie/
#haiku

32a. Enjoy quiet time/
Visit the church* within you/
Knowing there prays G_d/
#haiku *mosque

32b. Enjoy quiet time/
Visit Temple within you/
Knowing there sits G_d/
#haiku

33a. Intricate lifestyles/
Embellish simple living/
Past recognition/
#haiku

33b. Intricate lifestyles/
Embellish simple living/
Beyond simple needs/
#haiku

33c. Intricate lifestyles/
Embellish simple living/
Out of existence/
#haiku

35. This contemplation:/
A radical luxury/
Stolen from working/
#haiku

36. Inside my heart lies/
All of creation’s beauty/
Still I look outward/
#haiku

37a. My finite body/
Demands my infinite mind/
Scramble in the mud/
#haiku

37b. My finite body/
Demands my infinite mind/
Busk for company/
#haiku

38. The crowd’s approval/
Reduces spiritual/
Content of living/
#haiku

39. Contemplating life/
& the quiet lapping waves/
Alone with my thoughts/
#haiku (@ Lonelyville) [pic]: 4sq.com/O0zZc2

Ugly Beauty (Fire Island Day Twenty)

July 20, 2012

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16. Rainy morning starts/
Awareness of nature for/
The introspective/
#haiku

17. The messy weather/
Reminds us most days are fine/
Appreciate those/
#haiku

18. Weather is perfect/
For the planet it is for/
People want too much/
#haiku

19. Interpret nature/
As you might some scripture:/
Find your own meaning/
#haiku

20. Vacation Rain/
Means I must explore inside/
My Mental landscape/
#haiku

21. My introspection/
Illuminates so much more/
Than the physical/
#haiku

22. The material/
Is comfortingly shallow:/
Now explore beneath/
#haiku

23. Create personal/
Scriptural meaning for life:/
Interpret meaning/
#haiku

24. Iconography/
Making personal meanings/
From the natural/
#haiku

25. Don’t rely upon/
Prefabricated visions/
To create meaning/
#haiku

26. Make your own meaning/
Like a bird builds a nice nest/
From broken branches/
#haiku