This week I’ve selected a perfect little meditative jewel from Li Po–a prime example of how much can happen in so few words. Here we see the power of silence functioning in beautiful conjunction with the power of language. If you’re not familiar with Li Po, he can be found under the names Lǐ Bái and Lǐ Bó, as well, and he lived from 701 – 762 in China. Po was a major poet of the Tang dynasty period, also known as China’s “golden age” of poetry.
Now the last cloud drains away.We sit together, the mountain and me,
until only the mountain remains.
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