Barefooted and naked of breast, I mingle with the people of the world.
My clothes are ragged and dust-laden, and I am ever blissful.
I use no magic to extend my life;
Now, before me, the dead trees become alive.
by Kakuan - Translated by Nyogen Senzaki and Paul Reps.
Excerpt from "Zen Flesh, Zen Bones, A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen
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