Posted by Ben Naga
THE HEART A LONELY HUNTER
Cheshire-like you grin
At a self-effacing joke
It’s a hollow laugh
Posted on January 9, 2016, in Senryu and tagged Self-mockery, Self-worth, Sorrow. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.
Pain doesn’t hide, not really.
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OF COURSE I’M OK
One can easily hide one’s pain from others
Since generally they aren’t paying attention
One can hide one’s pain from oneself too
Temporarily at best – and only at a cost
I think I’m a master at the art of hiding mental and physical pain.
Or should it be mistress? (At the risk of starting a fresh debate on the significance of labelling? 😉 )
(Just to let you know I’m following the threads on your posts.)
Hum pain the mistress. A thought.
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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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