“Truth” Haiku #17


“Truth” Haiku #17
By Jennifer Kiley
Trans-Graphics by j. kiley
12.17.12
December Month of the Haiku 31 days 31 haiku #17

la vérité de conclusion dans l’obscurité by j. kiley © Jennifer Kiley 2012

l’accord qui est vrai by j. kiley © Jennifer Kiley 2012

Philip glass-the hours-2 on piano

3 thoughts on ““Truth” Haiku #17

  1. “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can’t be any large-scale revolution until there’s a personal revolution, on an individual level. It’s got to happen inside first.” ~ Jim Morrison ~

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    • “All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you: the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was. If you can get so that you can give that to people, then you are a writer.” ~ Ernest Hemingway ~

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    • That quote unintentionally highlights one of the basic ideas in Nichiren Buddhism. Revolution and social change begins within the individual. Change yourself and you can gradually change your entire environment.

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