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Author of this poem:

Robert Rhodes (Yao Xin)
(September 20, 2005)

Red Rice :: Sutra

Han Shan Temple Artwork by Yao Feng of Oregon

tonight in the kitchen
of Kuoching Temple, I saw
a glimpse of certainty
in a pot of red Bhutanese rice ::
but in this eternal instant, oh,
a Himalayan wind
chased it all away :: it was
like the scent of mulberries,
here and then gone ::
thus I have heard :::

Humming Bird

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