14 comments on “Monk

  1. Awesome haiku Mark. You were inspired by the one by Issa. Thank you for sharing this wonderful haiku with us.

  2. WabiSabi says:

    After hearing birdsong, your monk is lucky to find his way home! Very nice, indeed!

  3. Delphyne says:

    Another monk haiku!! Your haiku is very evocative – love the verbs!

  4. {{ wonderful imagery }}

  5. artmusedog says:

    lovely haiku ~ well penned ~ humorous to think of a monk stumbling… (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

  6. and to think, he could have sat down right there and prayed with the birds offerings.

  7. Lea says:

    Peeking… is the first sin, thankfully. That birdsong, just might save his soul…

  8. 4joy says:

    oh, the guilt!

  9. ladynimue says:

    Beautiful 🙂

  10. brudberg says:

    Very nice, a monk befuddled by spring,

  11. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    I didn’t know that anything—least of all birdsong—could disturb a monk’s equanimity. Shows you what I know! 🙂

    Desert Monk

  12. rebecca says:

    never underestimate the power and JOY of birdsong!

  13. gemma says:

    The Celtics used birdsong as a way of divining the future.

  14. siggiofmaine says:

    I enjoy the humor here…humor another gift from the muses.

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