Bamboo and Plum Blossom

Bamboo and Plum Blossom

Bamboo and Plum Blossom

Bamboo and Plum Blossom
Bamboo and Plum Blossom

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Ikkyu Sojun (1394-1481)


Every day, priests minutely examine the Law
And endlessly chant complicated sutras.
Before doing that, though, they should learn
How to read the love letters sent by the wind
and rain, the snow and moon.




2 comments:

  1. So perfect, Donnie, almost precludes any other poems ever having to be written ...

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