Monday, February 9, 2009

Wabi-Sabi for the Writer Within

Wabi-Sabi thinking does not limit itself to simplicity in "owning." It extends to the writer in each of us. Basho, a writer living in Japan over 300 years ago, appears to have coined the phrase "wabi-sabi." Basho used haiku to bring simplicity to writing. Haiku whispers, as all writing should continue to do, long after the reader has left the printed page.

1 comment:

Michelle said...

I do love haiku when I'm reading it. It's simple...and let's your mind fill in the rest if so desired.