21 comments on “Stammering

  1. rebecca says:

    he did the dishes
    so busy offering thanks
    she almost missed him

  2. reminds me of Thai buddhist monks….

  3. simple makes gratitude clearer… beautiful haiku Mark.

  4. Lea says:

    The empty bowl holds it all…

  5. Cathy says:

    Vivid imagery!! Very well done! Have a grand weekend!

  6. WabiSabi says:

    Your ’empty bowl’ reminds me, yet again, of how full my bowl is! And to say thank you!

  7. gemma says:

    a full heart and a full stomach…

  8. artmusedog says:

    What a mindful and creative haiku ~ thanks ^_^

  9. julespaige says:

    So many empty bowls to fill… Thanks before and after.

  10. ms pie says:

    this so reminds me of the bible story of 7 (or was it t10?)being healed of leprosy but only one came back to give thanks for the healing…

  11. Susan Fox says:

    And thank you for the reminder here on gratitude!

  12. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    I, too, thank you for the little nudge toward gratitude.

  13. Bastet says:


    a bowl of rice
    miso just a dream
    thankful for life

  14. Chapeau! Mark this is a masterpiece.

  15. bowl filled with words
    eating them

    your words sustain,

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