Haiku Tag

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:13 pm

anon wrote:
Spiraling onward -
A hare, rabbit, lots of them...
I think I got it!

I think I got it!
Ask, believe, and then to thank!
That’s all we need know!

I love this - it makes me soar!
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."


“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:25 pm

That's all we need know:
questionable answers for
understood beliefs

(ya, this game can be "highly" addictive :D )
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:45 pm

Oughtist wrote:That's all we need know:
questionable answers for
understood beliefs

Understood beliefs -
An oxymoron, no doubt!
Really, don't you think?
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Thu Apr 15, 2010 3:59 pm

Really, don't you think
one knows each thought as it leaves
behind the moment?

(sorry, quick impression, can't vouch for epistemic consistency :oops: )
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 4:08 pm

Oughtist wrote:(sorry, quick impression, can't vouch for epistemic consistency :oops: )

Haha, me neither.

Oughtist wrote:Really, don't you think
one knows each thought as it leaves
behind the moment?

Behind the moment.
Is there such a place? Hidden
There - another here.
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

"To a fly that likes the smell of putrid / Meat the fragrance of sandalwood is foul. / Beings who discard Nirvana / Covet coarse Samsara's realm." - Saraha
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:17 pm

anon wrote:Behind the moment.
Is there such a place? Hidden
There - another here.


There – another here.
Question being – what is it?
Tis part of Suchness.
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."


“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby krossie » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:22 pm

Tis part of Suchness.
Of thisness and thatness and
general flatness!
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:28 pm

krossie wrote:Tis part of Suchness.
Of thisness and thatness and
general flatness!


General flatness!
You mock Columbus in this!
Perceive it – wisely!
:lol: :banana-dance:
I know you're enjoying this thread!
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."


“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:33 pm

arcturus rising wrote:General flatness!
You mock Columbus in this!
Perceive it – wisely!

Perceive it - wisely!
Bigger and bigger it gets.
This calls for action.
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:43 pm

anon wrote:

Perceive it - wisely!
Bigger and bigger it gets.
This calls for action.

This calls for action.
Ah, but then perchance – wu wei?
The leaf or the tree?
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."


“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:50 pm

The leaf or the tree
the forest or the species
groupings ex-act thought
Things are apparent.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:56 pm

Oughtist wrote:The leaf or the tree
the forest or the species
groupings ex-act thought

Groupings ex-act thought.
X-Acto taxonomy.
Fingertips redden.
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:21 pm

anon wrote:

Groupings ex-act thought.
X-Acto taxonomy.
Fingertips redden.

Fingertips redden.
Pomegranates – Eve’s delight!
Eden’s Ruby seeds!
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."


“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:34 pm

arcturus rising wrote:Fingertips redden.
Pomegranates – Eve’s delight!
Eden’s Ruby seeds!

Eden's Ruby seeds
Like earrings sparkling so bright,
Tempt intelligence
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

"The bombs we plant in each other are ticking away." - Edward Yang

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:04 pm

anon wrote:

Eden's Ruby seeds
Like earrings sparkling so bright,
Tempt intelligence


Tempt intelligence.
Reflect the ocean’s vastness
Mirror what is real!
....
Those pomegranate seeds are
brilliantly beautiful -ruby-like in the light.
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."


“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:24 pm

arcturus rising wrote:Tempt intelligence.
Reflect the ocean’s vastness
Mirror what is real!

Mirror what is real!
As if reality weren't
Itself a mirror.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:34 pm

Itself a mirror,
the silver surface cannot
reflect on itself (?)
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:50 pm

Oughtist wrote:Itself a mirror,
the silver surface cannot
reflect on itself (?)

Reflect on itself.
Lost in translation, Other
Deflections occur.
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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:55 pm

Anon wrote:

Mirror what is real!
As if reality weren't
Itself a mirror.


Itself a mirror.
Once more for me to ponder!
Trees – ah, hidden Self!!
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."


“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby anon » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:07 pm

arcturus rising wrote:Itself a mirror.
Once more for me to ponder!
Trees – ah, hidden Self!!

"Trees - ah, hidden Self!!"
Myself a tree? Tree a self?
Chainsaw of prajna.
"Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries." - Blaise Pascal

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:24 pm

Anon wrote:
"Trees - ah, hidden Self!!"
Myself a tree? Tree a self?
Chainsaw of prajna.


Chainsaw of Prahna.
Cutting chords in refuge Mounts...
Let peace descend again!
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."


“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Che » Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:39 pm

Let peace descend again -
one syllable too many -
on your speech, depends.

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Arcturus Descending » Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:00 pm

Che wrote:
Let peace descend again -
one syllable too many -
on your speech, depends.


On your speech, depends.
Life may dangle by a thread!
Take care… sharpened sword!!!!

To rectify...
Let peace descend Now. :)
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."


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“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:19 pm

:o ... I call splivage on arc :P ((derailed a couple up, but anon was too nice a buddhist to call her out :x (though he did anticipate it with "deflections occur" =D> ) )))

("splivage", from ]"zoom, shwartz, profigliano," in case that wasn't clear)

But I'll forego my typically fascist tendencies and let it go this time. O:)



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Re: Haiku Tag

Postby Oughtist » Thu Apr 15, 2010 11:13 pm

#-o crap, I call splivage on myself.

Try that again:

Take care... sharpened sword
razing tongue blunt as a thumb:
pollice verso!
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