the Chinese family's parrot speaks Chinese I do not
or once when the destination is set it doesn't matter if the road is long and uneven
thatched & tiled sloping roofs bend down their lowering skirts to the passersby sunlight draping barge-eyed puddles in missing blocks of stone warming two basket-laden girls who have shown up when they should Such legendary
charm outwitting the sliding doors of historians a little bit sensational a signal that something might be going on in this part of the world of storefronts mostly wood & glass & flooded through with steamy soakings a photographer snaps
When you get older your brain gets less sticky. Do not resist this. The ten oxherding
pictures point to possibilities of new behavior. But it's a lot of work. The Chinese
like to call things by numbers, like the Three Respects, the Four Olds, the Five Black Classes.
This work requires the Great Threes. They are Great Faith, Great Doubt and Great Determination. It sounds friendly. There is a big business in zazen cushions and Tibetan
knickknacks. I admire their shape. Which comes out of imagination plus centuries of
refinement. Goods things are being done with resin.