Monthly Poetry: As it Is

There are a thousand ways to express that thing that can’t be expressed. Through teaching the dharma great meditation masters have tried their best to pass their wisdom onto us. Another way their wisdom makes manifest is through arts and in this case poetry. Please enjoy this month’s ‘enlightened’ poem.

Everything
just as it is,
as it is,
as is.
Flowers in bloom.
Nothing to add.

Robert Aitken Roshi,

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