Here at the frontier, the leaves fall like rain. Although my neighbors are all barbarians, and you, you are a thousand miles away, there are still two cups at my table.

Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your mind isn't clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life.

~ Wu-men ~

Thursday, June 30, 2005

3 Haiku

Sitting warm and dry
reading under umbrella
poolside summer rain

Geese alight on pond
Confusion of Wings and Waves
A sudden stillness

Thunder. Pouring rain.
A single lighted window,
the meeting drags on.

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