-Ismless (Poem)

Buddhism is an Ouroboro Subjected to the same laws it proposes Unable to escape its own premises The Original Mind has no -isms Without Stupas, Sutras, incense and statues Without robes, chants, and midnight prostrations Without a code, a creed, or indoctrinated preferences Without without, nothing lacking, no absence Unbound and unadorned, without a dwelling … Continue reading -Ismless (Poem)

Original Mind (Poem)

Together with water, a bucket, and space There are reflections in the circle All things are like this Ears, sounds, and consciousness give rise to hearing Perception gives rise to the winter birdsong If just one is missing, the birdsong is gone Without the bucket, space, and water There is nothing reflected in the circle … Continue reading Original Mind (Poem)