詩; poetry

breathing out long…

... a roof top, all rain...

Just as I do not talk of existence,
Just as I do not talk of non-existence,
Just as I do not talk of existence and non-existence,
Just as I do not talk of neither existence nor non-existence,
Just as I do not talk of neither existence of self nor non-existence of self,
Just as I do not talk of existence of self and non-existence of self,
Just as I do not talk of non-existence of self,
Just as I do not talk of existence of self,
I do not talk of valences of these.
for it is the mindfulness
through these
very works,
beyond existence of work,
beyond non-existence of work,
beyond existence and non-existence of work,
beyond neither existence nor non-existence of work,
for what is work crosses samsara, as cause,
crosses over to effect, such is suffering,
and it is samsara, dependent in,
dependent on, exactly
dependent is this
flow; samsara
joining,
unbound
where
there is
right view —
right intention,
now cultivated, the
root abandoned, the
remainder of work; renunciation,
withdrawing, stopping, calming,
tranquility, calm abiding,
resting, breathing in,
breathing out, and
rains of wisdom,
fall, the body,
awash, in
golden
light.
and then,
rains come,
drops fall, cool,
sense impressions,
warm sense impressions,
breathing out, the calming mind,
sunlight glistens across every drop,
these hands raising the roof, of this hut,
recalling, “not mine,” “not mine,” such is the
work, of renunciation, and though it fades,
though the palm top withers, and the,
stump rots, the sky opens, and
the trees, breathing in, the
sense impressions, like
a roof top, all rain
merges, beyond
oneness view,
beyond no,
view, an
aerobrake,
a glide, toward,
remainderlessness,
beyond, beyond, gone
beyond, utterly beyond…
breathing out… long, slowing… snow on mountain peak, stiff the cliff face, steep.