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Beside the temple pond

I love haiku. There is a presence in the words because they are so carefully chosen and mix so well with the silence in spaces between.

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Beside the temple pond

Is the statue of Buddha

Silent as he was

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About ivonprefontaine

I am a retired educator who is currently completing a PhD. Prior to teaching, I worked in private industry for 15 years and returned to university to earn my education degree. For the last 17 years I taught, I was a teacher in a unique, progressive, alternative educational school of choice. Currently, I am engaged in a doctoral program at Gonzaga University in Spokane. My dissertation topic is how teachers experience becoming who they are as teachers, as human subjects.

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  1. Please help me taste this exquisite dish, your view is hidden from my perch. Please expand in what you see, where the passion exists, the ?

  2. I think it is in the silence that views are hidden. Even my view is obscured and not fully revealed. It disappears in the silence, the depth of the pool and I try to express in the next word.

  3. We love anything Temple. We especially love this. The silence leaves us with our own thoughts. Just shows a few words has more impact than a page of meaningless nothings. Great find.


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