Lesson of the Snail

Today at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: “… a nice haiku  in honor of Chèvrefeuille’s master, Matsuo Basho. And now it is up to us to add the 2nd stanza of this Tan Renga … have fun!”

I bow to my master
Matsuo Basho told me the way
to watch a snail  © Chèvrefeuille

experience a moonlit world

unhurried inquisitive and mindful.   © The Abject Muse



Snails in the Moonlight


Author: The Abject Muse

Susan Marie Shuman is an author and freelance writer/editor who currently resides in the wilds of Birmingham, AL. She shares her life with four spoiled cats, several friends (not all of them imaginary) one husband and one step-son. When she's not working, Susan enjoys horseback riding, reading, taking her cats for a spin in their pet stroller, and taking naps. An ex-bartender, recovering crash test dummy and all-around late bloomer, Susan graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2004 with a BA in English. She minored in Russian. Long-range goals include visiting Israel, the Czech Republic and Liechtenstein. Susan is also planning to launch a micronation which would be called either Suzannistan or Eastern Suzanorovia.

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