Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Poetry Wednesday--Muso Soseki



The sky and the water
are a single
deepening blue
~ Muso Soseki (Japan, 14th cent)

I knew I had to use this poem for Poetry Wednesday when I read it on Poetry Chaikhana. The sparse but full imagery immediately brings to mind a gorgeous blue that stretches out to infinity.

2 comments:

TACParent said...

This is gorgeous. I've seen this before at the ocean and such. It does feel like infinity right without our view.

Dymphna said...

Glad you liked it!

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