What can I do now?

                     What can I do now?

                     "Make yourself a cup of tea!"

                     - - - Surprising  sound of silence!

                     Source of abundance opens

                     no question left unanswered.

                     What can I do now?

                     Stay cool - observe wishful dreams

                     before been kicked out.

                     Being will take over soon

                     leaving ash of self behind.

                     What can I do now?

                     Watch the rain - breath deep - listen

                     sound of drumming drops.

                     Echo from deep source within

                     wordless answers still surprise.

                     What can I do now?

                     Watch yourself turning around

                     endless spinning games.

                     Hawk sits far out on a limb

                     rests from flight above rain clouds.

                     What can I do now?

                     No need asking  - doing fine

                     writing some Haiku.

                     There's a call from far away

                     echoed from your heart within.



Author's Notes/Comments: 

The first three lines of the first Tanka,
                    were written in 1957 as a Haiku.

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