This was a week filled with anxiety for me due to too many irons in the fire. My brain started to fog out and I really appreciated this prompt. Further background: we went to Arby's the night we learned about Monsieur Big Bang's mom. So now we're there quite frequently for some reason. The curly fries are very good.
The Prompt: It's the Little Things
Again this week's prompt comes from the Zen by the Brush book by Myoshi Nancy O'Hara.
An enlightened being should develop a mind that alights on nothing whatsoever.
- The Diamond Sutra
Again, first task is to sit for a meditation on that for 5-10 minutes or however long you feel is good to you.
My sumi board is getting really cray-cray. And I'm now in the habit of doing a pen version. So below is the pen and a drying (or melting) version of the water/sumi.
And this is the beautiful book example:
...inspired by the drawing.
Hunger in a box.
Tatters in coiled calorie.
Salty, starch comforts.
This was a hard haiku. It took a very long time considering. Writing about food is difficult, it's so concrete.
Now you go.