Meditation on the word
This haiku was inspired by the September Challenge on haiku heights ~ today’s word is Creation.
One of the most beautiful creations I have seen in recent years is an exquisite handwritten St John’s Bible. It is the fulfilment of a lifetime’s ambition for the artist and calligrapher, Donald Jackson. Working with a Benedictine community in Minnesota, USA and with scholars in Wales, UK, he has created over many years “a work for eternity”. Every word is written by hand and every illustration is a modern meditation on the text. Do click on the link ~ you will be amazed by the beauty of the work.
I saw the first edition when it was displayed at St Martin in the Fields Church in London and was lucky enough to buy prints and take photographs. I believe it is on display in USA now and it is well worth seeing.
I could have written lots of haiku on the “Creation” theme ~
Created with care
A harvest in harmony
Sunlight reveals its beauty
Creation in glass
and the most important one ~ my soon to be born grandchild!
Life is unfolding
In the comfort of the womb
A new creation