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A monk’s come knocking On my brushwood gate

 A monk’s come knocking
On my brushwood gate,
Wanting to discuss weighty matters
Of great Zen import:
Excuse this mountain priest,
Too lazy to open his mouth
But warblers are singing
All over the blossom-strewn village.
Jakushitsu Genko (1290-1367)

via https://www.dailyzen.com/
~ artist: Tokuriki Romikichiro

— with Alfonso Aldunate Salazar.

Source: Zen, Tao, Chan

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