That's true. Poetry uses words and text, but does not necessarily
depend on rationality. How about a haiku?
Young fox pokes old bear,
Bear smiles, revealing long fangs,
Fur flies, brown and red.
--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, mike brown <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> You could try and write a poem. You could start with, "There was an
old man called Bill who.." etc etc.
> Bill Smart <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> You're right, of course, and I wrestle with this each time I sit
> to write a post - how can I best express my buddha nature in this
> The problem is that this forum is a words-based forum, and zen is
> best communicated via words. Worse than that it's a text-base
> The fact is that if you want to communcate via this forum you must
> words and text.
> So, I could, as you suggest, just 'sit down and shut up', and that
> would indeed be a great way for me to express my buddha nature,
> that doesn't allow any communication via this forum.
> It's certainly a challenge, and a fun one!
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