Zen 8

Susan Brearley
Sep 16 · 1 min read

The fork that pokes food

Does not care about whether

It stabs something else.


© Susan Brearley, 2019 All Rights Reserved



Susan Brearley is a published book author, writer, editor, essayist and accidental poet. She is currently working on her second book, a murder mystery about an OCD detective, who’s been called a “young version of Monk”. She’s a retired systems engineer and salesperson from IBM, a serial entrepreneur, and a survivor of a stage 4 inflammatory breast cancer since 1995. She’s also working on her US Coast Guard Captain’s license, has her US Sailing keelboat certification, and is the creator and elder teacher of a new program, “VisionQuest” that mentors and teaches adults of all ages how to create the life they were born to live. She is currently based in the mid-Hudson Valley, New York.

House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

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Boss of Things, Leader of Humans, Alpha of Dogs. Chief Elf Officer of Elf Works Lane and Retreat Center, Standing for Human Rights in Business since 2009.

House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

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