When it comes–just so!

When it goes–just so!

Both coming and going occur each day.

The words I am speaking now–just so!

~Musho Josho (Y Hoffmann: Japanese Death Poems)

coming&going
goats beard 

Far away,

In a cleft between the crags

To be alone,

Careless of others’ eyes,

Sunk in thought-if only…

                                            ~The Monk Saigyo*

brendakofford_sunflower

Visit Leanne Coles’ Monochrome Madness gallery

*cited:

http://www.temcauley.staff.shef.ac.uk