Thursday, July 07, 2011
Spliced In Day 7
During the month of July There will be featured here at Lunch Break haiku related essays; original copyright remains with the websites and to their respective writers.
Spliced In - Day 7
from the future
a wind arrives
that blows the waterfall apart
-- Ban'ya Natsuishi, A Future Waterfall
...If we cavil, as the objectivists might, that this is not a sketch from nature, then we have missed the opportunity to dwell in that which makes us unique in nature—the imagination. And at the same time, this imagination, part of us, is part of nature as well. Literature is capable of giving us a clue, not to what is true, but to what we think we're being true to. And while that's not everything, it's a lot, and it makes our taking pains to find ba and maintain it worth the effort...
Read the essay So:ba by Jim Kacian