A thousand flowers in my mailbox
I subscribe to Poetry Chaikana, which emails me daily poetry of a spiritual bent. This recent one especially struck me:
Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn
By Wu Men (Hui-k’ai)
(1183 – 1260)
English version by Stephen Mitchell
Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn,
a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter.
If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things,
this is the best season of your life.
Still revising. Far from done.
There’s a song, Four Seasons In One day by Crowded House which is in my head. Here it is:\”Four Seasons in One Day by Crowded House\”