The world #

Here's a tanka for today by "Herbert, a retired chemist":

Consumed with anger,
The world is an ugly place.
Bathed in happiness,
The world is a wonderful place.
But, aha! the same world.

— Found on page 203 of Taitetsu Unno's Shin Buddhism : Bits of Rubble Turn to Gold. New York: Doubleday, 2002.

/misc | Jul 17, 2021

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