It’s been a long day

 

Why all this huffing and puffing,

as though you were carrying a big drum

and searching for a lost child.

~ Chuang Tzu, (369 BC – 286 BC) from The Complete Works Of Chuang Tzu Translated by Burton Watson


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  1. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    So true … ‘Chuang Tzu, (369 BC – 286 BC) from The Complete Works Of Chuang Tzu Translated by Burton Watson … ‘

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  2. I don’t think Chuang Tzu ever searched for a lost child!!!

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  3. Why, indeed my friend?

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  4. I love the Thomas Merton translation too. Thanks for sharing, David.

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  5. so much drama, so little time

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