21 comments on “Bell

  1. Dawn Elliott says:

    Your haiku reminds me of Mexico where the bells ring all the time – lovely!

  2. kz says:

    fantastic. every word 🙂
    just so beautiful and spiritual.

  3. Even in an empty bowl you can find something … today it’s the notes from the tolling bells. Very nice and spiritual haiku Mark.

  4. Beautiful way to fill the bowl…

  5. Judy Roney says:

    The metaphor for me is wonderful. Filling the empty bowl that is us.

  6. Yes, excellent metaphor.

  7. i love this one …

    {{ may your bowl
    always have room
    for one more
    note }}

  8. jazzbumpa says:

    You have surprised me with this one
    Deep and beautiful


  9. WabiSabi says:

    Yours is the second ‘stunning’ (bell) haiku I’ve encountered today! You make my heart sing. 🙂

  10. Somehow I got to think about Salvation Army during Christmas… 🙂

  11. deep and lovely…we are all empty vessels sometimes….

  12. Karen says:

    I’m always thrilled to find a really good haiku. This is thought and emotion distilled into perfect image.

  13. Peripatetic Eric says:

    Great feeling of being filled by the bell’s tolls.

  14. ninotaziz says:

    A picture of grace and humility. We could all use more of that. Thank you Mark.

  15. Mary says:

    I really like this a lot, Mark. A wonderful haiku. Plus, I do think that there is something about the tolling of bells that does fill up a person’s soul!

  16. Serena says:

    This resonates … I can feel the reverberations of the bell…

  17. Kim Nelson says:

    Tibetan prayer bowls? Love the form!

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