Posted by Ben Naga
Living and thinking about it
There is a fine distinction
Yet a crucial one … Think on
Until thinking runs its course
Posted on October 10, 2015, in Quatrain and tagged Acceptance, Life, Mindfulness, Patience, Peace, Time. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.
I don’t think much about it. I just live, stunned by the beauty of it all.
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An understandable and appropriate response.
Hmmm. . . That so?
Perhaps one needs to think it over for a while.
Makes sense if you think while you’re dancing.
I dance in the Age of Information.
Like a crowd of people
Information floods over me,
Voices speaking, feet walking,
Demands crescending into emptiness
That wires constrictions around
The blue veined throbbing of heart.
You’re not too deep, you’re not too deep.
The voices sing in cacophony of meaning/
You’re not up to the Age that is.
I walk into a pool of quiet.
An old man, with dark eyes pooling
sunfire of stars,
The flaring with emptiness between stars,
His skin the color of Nebraska soils,
Stares at me,
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"You should stop words and letters, and learn to withdraw and reflect on yourself. When you do so, your body and mind will naturally fall away, and your original Buddha nature will appear." - Dogen
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