Poetry

Snow is White

Written by on October 31, 2014 in Poetry with 0 Comments
Snow is White

Snow is white—it seems incontestable, yet it’s truth is quite delicate. Where its true colour lies however is something special.

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Haiku

Written by on October 8, 2014 in Poetry with 0 Comments
Haiku

Six delightful Haiku Poems formatted in the 5-7-5 syllable line structure. Enjoy.

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The Sky and the Jar

Written by on October 8, 2014 in Poetry with 0 Comments
The Sky and the Jar

A poem; To collect rain water in a jar is to acknowledge, celebrate and be in accord with nature. To make and drink tea is contemplative… the rest is in the poem

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What is Zen?

Written by on February 22, 2013 in Poetry with 0 Comments
What is Zen?

Inspired by a Zen poem using the same imagery, I decided to develop the sense between the goose and the lake by showing how the shadow and the reflection are two directions of a deep symmetry that interconnects them

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The colour of wind

Written by on February 5, 2013 in Poetry with 0 Comments
The colour of wind

A poem by Christian Joore – The color of wind is the harmonious integration found within nature. A bird has evolved wings because of wind, and it expresses its thanks through the colors of its feathers.

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One Thousand Koans

Written by on February 1, 2013 in Poetry with 0 Comments
One Thousand Koans

A poem by Christian Joore
The imagery of the house is symbolic – an ego-centric structure built by our intellect to resolve the question ‘who am I?’. It’s answer ultimately is the ‘self’, which allows governs the building and only allows certain things in and out. However, if numerous Koans where to slip in the front door they would surely begin to challenge this structure. If left to their devices, what could happen would be life changing.

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Adrift on midnight water

Written by on April 20, 2012 in Poetry with 0 Comments

A free verse poem by Christian Joore

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Wise Breezes

Written by on April 20, 2012 in Poetry with 0 Comments

A free verse poem by Christian Joore

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Soundless Sound

Written by on April 20, 2012 in Poetry with 0 Comments

A free verse poem by Christian Joore

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Enceladus: Saturnian Moon

Written by on April 20, 2012 in Poetry with 0 Comments

A poem by Christian Joore

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