Zen Poetry

Plum blossoms--
one's nose,
one's heart.

Onitsura
(1660-1738)

Plum Blossom
Plum Blossom from freeflowerpictures.net

From Zen Poetry: Let the Spring Breeze Enter
Translated and Edited by Lucien Stryk and Takashi Ikemoto
Grove Press, NY
p. 69 

Categories: Haiku Poetry

3 comments

  1. Daydreamertoo said on May 24, 2012
    Lovely, both picture and poetry. Came here form Dani's post. Nice to meet you!
    1. Terri said on May 25, 2012
      Thanks! And nice to meet you too. I'm glad you came to visit.
  2. granbee said on May 25, 2012
    How very true that these plum blossoms do reach our hearts through our noses before we even see them! Wonderful joy here, Terri!

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