January 3, 2014

'Written by Zen Monks and Haiku Poets on the Verge of Death'

Thinking about how we transmute our lives and our pain into words on a page (a la NPR).

(via)
Chiboku

Died on the twenty-eighth day of the fifth month, 1740 at the age of forty-four

The running stream
is coolthe pebbles
underfoot.


via Japanese Death Poems

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