DAIZUI SEES A TURTLE 鐵笛倒吹 十七

If you see a turtle
does it seem odd
it wears bones outside?
Does the turtle
live within these bones
and where do you go
to hide from bright light..

If you place a sandal
on your head
which end will be walking?


A reflection on Case 17 of the Iron Flute Koans

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