Bill and Margie,
Words are nothing but marks on paper in themselves, it is what they
point to and conjure that is their test. Ideally they are lies that
tell the truth, fingers pointing at the moon.
On Oct 4, 2008, at 12:25 AM, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>Am I the only one who is struck funny that a writer (me) is having a
>text-only discussion about the difficulties and uselessness of
I know you are a recent participant to this forum, but this is a
I rail about all the time - especially when I get painted into a
corner by some of the other more skillful posters. But, in fact, I
when it comes to zen words are indeed 'difficult' to use
not 'useless'. You, being a poet, should be able to find a way to
yourself by using words in new and different ways to reach the
even the most adroit prose cannot.
I've always thought the most appropriate response to a post asking
Buddha Nature would be to not respond - a no-post, silence; but
work very well in a text-based internet forum setting. So...we
post, and we
post, and we post.
I hope to see more of your posts and read more of your words and be
be affected by more of your thoughts in the very near future.