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Emptiness is a long story

Poet: Shih Shu

Emptiness is a long story
that swallows up heaven and earth
a splash of ink turns into two dragons
stray clouds become an azure dog

“nothing to do; nothing to lose”

Poet: Shih Shu

“nothing to do; nothing to lose”
among the flowers, darkening clouds
above the pines, a sinking sun
spring deepens with urgent birdcalls
autumn declines to the cries of insects
dawn: darkness wrapped in darkness
this,