Tea Poems have been written since we have been drinking tea… It is just so easy to wax lyrical on the magick and mysticism of the perfect cup, or how a pot of tea melts away the din, or the Zen experience of a meditative tea ritual.
Here is a short collection of Tea Poems inspired by Zen(1), haiku(2), whimsy and wonder…
A monk sips morning tea
A monk sips morning tea,
the chrysanthemum’s flowering. ~ Basho