the goldilocks ascetic

after hearing criticisms of the same against buddhist monks and seeing their resolve to the path, are criticisms really going to move me?

too happy, too sad,
too mean, too good,
too high, too short,
too plain, too vivid.

these are the words of a
goldilocks duty ascetic

the fool sees extreme
in happy and sad,
the wise sees extreme
in too…

how about you?