Our SMILE affirms
to live in peace and JOY.
of a TRUE smile
is an awakened
(Thich Nhat Hanh)
Red, red is the sun,
Heartlessly indifferent to time ,
The wind knows, however,
The promise of early chill.
(The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Matsuo Basho)
No birds above these wild hills.
Garden leaves fall one by one.
Desolate autumn winds.
A man alone in thin black robes.
(The Poetry of Zen. Translated by S.H and J.P.S)