the sea is me before there was being.
being the sea is like sighting first land
without seeing. i sit on that land
understanding the sea is but nothing.
now a wave is rising and the sea is me, being.
~Kokoro Sonzai 2010 (trans. Son Rivers)
ISSA’S PINE TREE - As regular readers here know, I am not a big fan of the verses of Issa, but there are a few worthwhile examples among them. Here is one: (Autumn) The pine...
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