Free Read [Self Help Book] ☆ The Haiku Diary - by Neil Schiller ✓

By Neil Schiller | Comments: ( 428 ) | Date: ( Jan 20, 2020 )

Towards the end of 2007, I decided to keep a diary I d never done this before, but the inspiration came from a colleague in one of the jobs I ve had He was reading a diary his father had left behind when he died, and he was seeing through his father s eyes the 1940s, the second world war, the life of a young private shipped out to North Africa He felt he was getting toTowards the end of 2007, I decided to keep a diary I d never done this before, but the inspiration came from a colleague in one of the jobs I ve had He was reading a diary his father had left behind when he died, and he was seeing through his father s eyes the 1940s, the second world war, the life of a young private shipped out to North Africa He felt he was getting to know who this man had been much better than he ever had during his life Something about this struck me, and recently becoming a father myself I started thinking about how the dynamics of the relationships we have with people dictate how they perceive us, limit what we can and can t reveal about ourselves Would my two year old daughter ever get to really know who I am, what my perspective on the world is, what my neuroses are I wanted to do something that I could leave lying around that she may discover in twenty or thirty years time, and maybe gain an insight into her father that she had never had before.The big problem was, I m a lousy diarist I ramble, I record ridiculously inane things that nobody in their right mind would find remotely interesting But then I stumbled across a great book where a group of relatively well known friends endeavoured to write a Haiku a day for a year A Haiku diary what a fantastic idea The form helped me focus in on the substance of each day, on the one defining moment of those twenty four hours that encapsulated my life and my thoughts and my emotions at that precise instant.A Winter wind, an empty street,dawn is still an hour away.The ghosts of this house are restless.Lost in the brambles a shoe, a bottle, my soul.It s starting to rain.


  • Title: The Haiku Diary
  • Author: Neil Schiller
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Kindle Edition

About Author:

Neil Schiller

Neil Schiller is an IT consultant and part time academic from Liverpool Previously, he has published critical work on the authors Charles Bukowski and Richard Brautigan.His first work of fiction, Oblivious, a collection of 21 short stories about life in the North West of England, was released in November 2010 The Haiku Diary the result of a project where a diary was kept in Haiku form for each day of 2008 followed in December Slight Return , a collection of 20 short stories about the effect music has on ordinary lives, was released in September 2017.



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  • Free Read [Self Help Book] ☆ The Haiku Diary - by Neil Schiller ✓
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