Hi Edgar-

Ah, marvelous poem. And your point that most people think it's a put
down of zen reminds me... I've had a lot of people tell me there are
too many contradictions in zen and this always makes me laugh. 

Margie (roloro1557)

--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, Edgar Owen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> ZEN MASTER
> 
> Zen Master
> dancing and giggling
> while the world dies
> smiling
> while the world screams
> sitting in satori
> while countless beings
> suffer the tortures
> of their oppressors
> Zen Master
> wincing at a thorn
> 
> Note, most people misinterpret this poem to be a put down of Zen. Not  
> so.....
> 
> Edgar



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