Wednesday, February 2, 2011

transparent




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Like the little stream 
Making its way 
Through the mossy crevices 
I, too, quietly 
Turn clear and transparent.

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~ Daigu Ryokan (1758-1831)

from Dewdrops on a Lotus Leaf: Zen Poems of Ryokan
 translated by John Stevens

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1 comments:

pacifixe said...

lovely, lovely.