"Haiku is basically about living with intense awareness about having an openness to the existence around us—a kind of openness that involves seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, and touching." — Cor Vanden Heuvel, The Haiku Anthology, 3rd edition.
This collection of haiku is based on personal emotions and observation of nature. After leaving my loved ones for better educatio and moving to United States, these haiku were able to explain my emotions at different levels.
at the feet of mother
lays the door
This haiku reminds me of the peace I felt while sitting with my mother and talking to her. Hopefully my collection will be able to bring back your memories of loved ones and the excitement of enjoying the nature