Buddhist Preachers and Teachers
Pulling up My robes, I draw magic water From the spring and let it surge, To scrub clogs and headcloth. Smokey. Haze breaking over fir and bamboo, Clears and concentrates The mind and spirit.
-Chien Chang, "The Clouds Should Know Me By Now"
Copyright Wisdom Publications 2001. Reprinted from "Daily Wisdom: 365 Buddhist Inspirations," edited by Josh Bartok, with permission of Wisdom Publications, 199 Elm St., Somerville MA 02144 U.S.A, www.wisdompubs.org.