Mankh (aka Walter E. Harris III) is one of the gentle souls of haiku, and has been practicing his craft and his Buddhist beliefs through haiku and into the world through his many public deeds and publications, like this one (self-published, 2014).
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.
sunrise songs birds drinking the lightall the guests gone only the wind banging the old storm doorNew Year’s Eve day— the golf course overtaken with geesewhile clipping my fingernails i realized how to stop wanting youthe space between us— in the air scent of wild rosesbuild a home that no one can take away the pure heart