REISHO’S BRIGHT AND CLEAR

As you stare
into the mirror
it is your reflection
you believe that
you clearly see.
As the face
in the mirror
stares at you,
it is its face
it believes that
it sees reflected.
There is one face
and there are
a thousand faces.


A reflection on Case 88 of the Shobogenzo

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