Dancing with the Wind

Welcome Greetings and welcome to The Haiku Pond. A place to ponder life through haiku. My name is Anthony Nanfito and I’m the caretaker of the Pond.  Each season I share haiku written by myself and others. Each episode features haiku centered around a pre-chosen theme. You can learn more at http://thehaikupond.com.  If you’re ready,Continue reading “Dancing with the Wind”

A Waterfall’s Purpose

Welcome Greetings and welcome to The Haiku Pond. A place to ponder life through haiku. My name is Anthony Nanfito and I’m the caretaker of the Pond.  Each season I share haiku written by myself and others. Each episode features haiku centered around a pre-chosen theme. You can learn more at http://thehaikupond.com.  If you’re ready,Continue reading “A Waterfall’s Purpose”

Spirits of Ancient Stardust

Welcome Greetings and welcome to The Haiku Pond. A place to ponder life through haiku. My name is Anthony Nanfito and I’m the caretaker of the Pond.  Each season I share haiku written by myself and others. Each episode features haiku centered around a pre-chosen theme. You can learn more at http://thehaikupond.com.  If you’re ready,Continue reading “Spirits of Ancient Stardust”

Season 3 Premieres July 16, 2022

Welcome Greetings and welcome to The Haiku Pond. A place to ponder life through haiku. My name is Anthony Nanfito and I’m the caretaker of the Pond.  Each season I share haiku written by myself and others. Each episode features haiku centered around a pre-chosen theme. You can learn more at http://thehaikupond.com . If you’reContinue reading “Season 3 Premieres July 16, 2022”

This part has ended

Thank you so much for joining me for this blog series celebrating National Poetry Month. If you missed any posts or want to read them again, you can do so here.  I also want to say thank you to those who purchased a copy of my book, Haiku Ponderings. It’s much appreciated and I especiallyContinue reading “This part has ended”

A broken down car

Give & Forgive #97 A broken down carA neighbor offers a rideIt takes a village Anthony Nanfito, Haiku Ponderings Pondering This Haiku Over the past 500 years, more and more of us have moved into urban areas as our primary places of residence. In 2016, 53% of the world’s population lived in urban areas. InContinue reading “A broken down car”

Mother Earth gives all

Give & Forgive #93 Mother Earth gives allLand, sea, air—create our homeLet’s give back to her Anthony Nanfito, Haiku Ponderings Pondering This Haiku Happy Earth Day! Today—indeed, every day—is a day to celebrate the amazing gift that Mother Earth has provided for us: life.  Last week I wrote about the amazingness of trees and howContinue reading “Mother Earth gives all”

A silent goodbye

Love & Loss #76 Plastic shields divideRespirators pump and pressA silent goodbye Anthony Nanfito, Haiku Ponderings Pondering This Haiku I originally published this haiku to my Instagram account (haikubyfifi) on January 15, 2021. I shared it in response to a news update I heard via NPR about the rising cases of deaths in the U.S.Continue reading “A silent goodbye”

A couple walks outside

Love & Loss #71 A couple walks outsideA child grows into adulthoodMoments come and go Anthony Nanfito, Haiku Ponderings Pondering This Haiku Human existence is an odd, paradoxical thing: it’s both finite and infinite. It’s composed of a near infinite number of moments that—when put together—create an entire life that is our existence, our essence,Continue reading “A couple walks outside”