From a Quote

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #72 Use that quote
This special feature is titled “Use That Quote” and the goal is to create / compose a haiku (or tanka or another Japanese poetry form) inspired on the quote given.

 “The purpose of life is to be happy.”~Dalai Lama

Why do you seek
a profound answer to life?
Do you not feel joy?

About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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2 Responses to From a Quote

  1. Mama Zen says:

    I love this! Perfect.

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  2. Marie Elena says:

    Excellent. Joy IS profound.

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