Sometimes everything has to be enscribed across the heavens so you can find the one line already written inside you. Sometimes it takes a great sky to find that small, bright, and indescribable wedge of freedom in your own heart. David Whyte

Haiku: Sense of Darkness

on July 8, 2016

Tasting with closed eyes
Flavors penetrate my tongue
Joy to eat alone.

Listening eyes closed
Seeing music march on scales
Hearing notes anew.

Pinpoints of darkness
Bring to life like grains of salt
Hidden lovely things.

10 responses to “Haiku: Sense of Darkness

  1. There is so much to discover when we do things mindfully πŸ™‚

  2. I of July says:

    that second stanza is excellent

  3. hbsuefred says:

    If only I hadn’t thought of weight scales v music scales when I read this! That part of my psyche will probably remain forever twisted.

  4. vivachange77 says:

    I like your seeing things your way as you read my poem. That is one of my favorite things about writing poetry – putting out words that people will use their imagination to connect.

  5. Eileen says:

    Particularly delightful. Took me into the experience with you. Yes, cutting down on sensory input does intensify experiences.

  6. vivachange77 says:

    Thanks, Eileen. I like that you also experience this. I sometimes close my eyes to better understand British actors on some of my favorite PBS TV shows.

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