a signpost's arm
points to the sky
5th Plance in the 29th edition of the Indian Kukai. The theme was ROAD
Australian Haiku Society Winter Solstice 2019 Haiga Kukai: Seasonal Results with Comments by Judge Ron Moss.
on a white piece of paper
my first Ensō
The shapes and circles of the painting are beautifully reflected in the poet’s mention of drawing an Ensō, which is a traditional Zen expression of infinity or enlightenment. Always done with one stroke; if the circle is left open it allows a movement towards perfection, and if closed we have the perfection of all things as they are. A spiritual practice that is called hitsuzendō or the way of the brush.
Australian Haiku Society Winter Solstice 2019 Haiga Kukai: Seasonal