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Gazing softly at the trees



Gazing softly at the trees

Awareness knowing its sacred being, when suddenly

I need to pee!


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Those of you who follow my posts regularly will have perhaps noticed a slight Zen flavour to them at times. During my years living in Japan, I read quite a lot of Zen poetry and when suitably inspired, occasionally feel inclined to write the odd 'English' Haiku. This one was inspired by a wonderful conversation I had with a friend on the subjects of authenticity, the physical body, and honouring what 'is'...




 




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Unknown member
Aug 11, 2023

Haha! :) Fantastic.

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Unknown member
Aug 21, 2023
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Somehow I missed your reply to me here before today. I was not familiar with him, but just looked him up. Living in that time and place with the accessibility to Zen study right at home must have been amazing for anyone, but for writers too. I might have to post one of his works on my site. Love.

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