GENSHA’S ONE BRIGHT PEARL

If you ask me
what I can say
about the way
I will tell you
it is perfect peace.
If tomorrow I ask you
what you can say
about the way
will you tell me
it is perfect peace.
We may both
be fools, but you
inhabit the darker cave.

A reflection on Case 15 of the Shobogenzo Koans (Dogen’s True Dharma Eye)

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