Category: love

Never again shall I love a stranger the way I loved my father. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark…

Never again shall 

I love a stranger the way 

I loved my father. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

If a love is meant to last, the mixing spoon must be both rough and smooth. —Red Leaf Haiku by ©…

If a love is meant 

to last, the mixing spoon must 

be both rough and smooth. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

What’s more beautiful than beauty that knows not how beautiful it is? —Red Leaf Haiku by © John…

What’s more beautiful 

than beauty that knows not how 

beautiful it is? 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer 

inspired by @why-am-i-wet

I love what you’ve done with the place, says the famine to the demagogue. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John…

I love what you’ve done 

with the place, says the famine 

to the demagogue. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Behold the lover dimmed, for what time can’t darken, lovers surely can. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John…

Behold the lover 

dimmed, for what time can’t darken, 

lovers surely can. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer 

inspired by @vasilinaorlova

Their love affair lasts only until the one of them dreaming wakes up. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John…

Their love affair lasts 

only until the one of 

them dreaming wakes up. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Dying doing what you love always beats living doing what you don’t. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark…

Dying doing what 

you love always beats living 

doing what you don’t. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

Loving someone means their pain has become harder to bear than one’s own. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John…

Loving someone means 

their pain has become harder 

to bear than one’s own. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer

The soul is our sense of connection to the world around us, strong or weak. The things that are good…

The soul is our sense of connection to the world around us, strong or weak. The things that are good for the soul; reading, travelling, walking, meeting new people, loving one another, these develop our understanding of the ‘other’. The purpose of the soul is to help us to realise that the self and the ‘other’ are one and the same, and that our borders extend far beyond ourselves.

The trouble with love is that, for some, hurting is the most loving thing. —Red Leaf Haiku by © John…

The trouble with love 

is that, for some, hurting is 

the most loving thing. 

—Red Leaf Haiku by © John Clark Helzer