myself is no self
no self is universal
infinite being

emptiness surrounds
all forms are illusory
this is samadhi

compassion abounds
always out of your sight
until you live it

dharmas teach nothing
contain infinite knowledge
just stop looking

One thought on “FOUR ZEN HAIKU

  1. Hi Lou, these are excellent! I was just listening to The Way of Chuang Tzu by Thomas Merton. There is so much in these haikus that resonate with that book.

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