a prompt to meditate
I don’t buy him
Today’s prompt was “buddha” and I found out that the prompts come from a quote! Michael Dylan Welch used a quote from R. H. Blyth for inspiration: “Haiku is a hand beckoning, a door half-opened, a mirror wiped clean. It is a way of returning to nature, to our moon nature, our cherry blossom nature, our falling leaf nature, in short, to our Buddha nature.” That’s why a few of the prompts have been repeated. This is one of Welch’s favourite quotations from Blyth about haiku. Learn more on the NaHaiWriMo Facebook page.
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Knight’s Law: Life is what happens to you while you’re making other plans.
I can’t believe I haven’t shared this one yet. I quote this out loud often. I hope you like the plans that got laid out for you this weekend.
Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children that dragons can be killed.
I love this quote. So, so, much. What is one of your favorite quotes?
The sailor cannot see the North, but knows the Needle can. -Emily Dickinson
If I have a favorite quote, this is probably it. What is your favorite quote?
If you look like food, you will be eaten.
–Clint Smith, Director, Thunder Ranch
This is a favorite of mine.