Category Archives: Haiku

Rat stuck on an endless staircase is a pretty accurate metaphor for life


Truly what many people of the World feel like day to day.

The Misguided Monk


Wonderful animated short with a lesson. Watch your thoughts as they become deeds. Watch your actions as they become your destiny.

Buddhism now

Misguided Monk By Tom LongWhen an old hermit monk has his day interrupted by an uninvited guest, he is unwillingly taken on a journey to discover the true meaning of companionship.

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Animation by Tom Long

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Haiku Contest


My dear friends,

My daughter is competing in a haiku contest for scholarship $. Please vote for her and/or enter yourself. Thank you.

Yellow River


old man standing
in the middle of the night-
yellow moon river

Standing looking at the nearly full moon last night I thought of this and the old joke. It is a book title called.

“Yellow River” by I. P. Daily

Stock Market


the fool flyers a
kite in the tornado-
stock market

Tonight my wife and I were talking and she said “money worthless, but worth everything.” I am still working on forming a haiku around this. The above is one image I saw so far. Thank you my darling for the inspiration.