Selected commissions & collaborations

silence arrives
as mountains
wrapped in rain

 

Haiku #118 / silence arrives

Commissioned by Naviar Records for their series of music inspired by haiku poetry. 

Published online, and in audio product.

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as petals
fall on moss
— silence

 

Haiku #163 / as petals

Commissioned by Naviar Records for their series of music inspired by haiku poetry. 

Published online, and in audio product.

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fresh water
springing from the rocks
a solitary bird

offering nothing
the empty sky

 

Renku #004 / fresh water

Commissioned by Naviar Records for their series of music inspired by renku poetry.

Published online, and in audio product.

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sounds enter the water
on this night —
hotogisu

who hears this
and when?

 

Renku #006 / sounds enter the water

Commissioned by Naviar records for their series of music inspired by renku poetry.

Published online, and in audio product.

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moon viewing —
after coming home
nothing to say

even the silence
is loud (tonight)

 

Renku #007 / moon viewing

Commissioned by Naviar records for their series of music inspired by renku poetry.

Published online, and in audio product.

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Renku 2 /

The second compilation of music made in response to the renku challenge:  A collaborative, bi-weekly music project run by Naviar Records. 

3 tracks, 5 artists, 25 minutes of carefully crafted ambient soundscapes. With inspiration from  2 renku poems by Ando.

Participate in the renku challenge.

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every breath
a prayer
on the wind

 

Haiku #001 /

Commissioned by Nevoazul Magazine for their first issue, on the theme of impermanence. 

Published online and in print.


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I am of the lineage
of mountains and rivers, 
trees and birds.
The wind speaks for me, 
for I am silent and still.

 

Tanka #001 /

Commissioned by Nevoazul Magazine for their second issue. 

Published online and in print.


Photo: Jim Marsden
embodying
the breeze
— each breath

 

Breathe #001 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

in touch with
breath, blood and bone
— healing

 

Breathe #002 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

breathe —
you are perfect
as you are

 

Breathe #003 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

in the forest
breathing effortlessly
— already home

 

Breathe #004 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

without breath
without form
I am

 

Breathe #005 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

priceless — 
every single
breath

 

Breathe #006 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

breathing — 
the poetry
of the air

 

Breathe #007 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

this landscape —
a silent pause
in the breath

 

Breathe #008 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

exhaling —
finding peace
in who I am

 

Breathe #009 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

taking
an in-breath
— fully alive

 

Breathe #010 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

moving
the whole forest
— one breath

 

Breathe #011 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

bowing
to the wind
it breathes me

 

Breathe #012 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

choosing freedom
in every breath
I inhale

 

Breathe #013 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

open
to your breath
— trust it

 

Breathe #014 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

let breath
be your guide
— rest easy

 

Breathe #015 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

breath
like wind on a
mountain top

 

Breathe #016 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

slow down
go quietly
— breathe

 

Breathe #017 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

breathe —
you are
here

 

Breathe #018 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

breath
is my
sanctuary

 

Breathe #019 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

that place
where breath arises from
and returns to

 

Breathe #020 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

silently sitting
aware of the trees
— still breathing

 

Breathe #021 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

inhale
life's sweet perfume
— breathe and live it

 

Breathe #022 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

breath of life
flows in this body
— I am rich

 

Breathe #023 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Jim Marsden

Photo: Jim Marsden

simply breathing —
everything comes
and goes

 

Breathe #024 /

Commissioned by BreatheSync app for their series of breath inspired haiku poetry.

Published in  ebooklet, booklet, social media, newsletter and in-app notifications.


Photo: Ankori Tea

this cup of tea —
a palace for the moon
reflected

 

Tea Haiku #001 /

Commissioned by Ankori Tea, part of a series of tea inspired haiku poetry.

To be published here as part of a chapbook of tea poems and for use on social media and other projects by Ankori Tea.


Get in touch to discuss commissions.