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Haiku 130

It is too clear and so it is hard to see.
A dunce once searched for a fire
with a lighted lantern.
Had he known what fire was,
He could have cooked his rice much sooner.

Joshu Washes the Bowl, The Gateless Gate # 7
Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, p. 176

boiling rice
before enlightenment…
full spring moon

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  • Magnets-Mirrors
    Magnets-Mirrorsalmost 4 years ago

    wow- enlightening-awesome write

  • Thanks MnM…and thanks for the favorite too. I guess it’s not bad for a quick, off the top of my head sorta thing. :)

    – bowlofstars

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