Empty Basket

Mercado San Juan, Morelia, Michoacán, México

The more I fill it,
the more of nothing I have—
my empty basket.

Text and photo © 2012 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on September 7, 2012, in Haiku My Heart, mercado, Mexico, Michoacán, Morelia, Recuerda Mi Corazon, senryu. Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.

  1. I love your thoughtful words! A lot of wisdom in a eleven syllables – marvelous!

  2. return to sender
    come drink from the well of joy
    immeasurable love!

  3. {{ the Gift is the basket;
    that you can carry it

    as you Well know… }}

  4. More than a love letter really… your haiku and empty basket… made me go all the way back to a tisket, a tasket…

  5. Made me think of “the less I have, the less I need”…great haiku!

  6. Such nice meaning here !!!

  7. Cant think of anything clever to say but this is a great image and photo, making me think!

  8. Nice picture … I love the haiku going along with it.

  9. Think of the possibilities…

  10. powerful words here
    filling me with empty thought
    something I needed

  11. After shopping at random, I pause and look away and try to remember what’s in the basket…

  12. It seems the spirit of some Zen master has visited you!

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