Ryokan – 4


Whereas a foolish person holds willfully to facts and details,
To drown in subtle differences of words and lines,
And being envious of others in their supreme achievements,
Wastes the mind night and day in efforts to exceed,…
From Songs of Ryokan, Chinese Poems #103

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