Deer Park

No one seen. Among empty mountains,
hints of drifting voice, faint, no more.

Entering these deep woods, late sunlight
flares on green moss again, and rises.

From The Way of Ch’an: Essential Texts of the Original Tradition. Edited and translated by David Hinton © 2023. Reprinted in arrangement with Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boulder, CO.

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