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Day 16: Herding Cats

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DocCon
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Day 16: Herding Cats

Post by DocCon » Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:18 am

Herding Cats

If not me who?
So the story goes
a young monk after walking
Tenthousand steps leagues
or Things depending on the language
and it's evolutionary epoch arrives at the
monastery to find the abbot who being north 
of at least Onehundred if not Two washing 
mushrooms in the courtyard  he said 
in the way of the young ‘Why Baba
Why Honored Elder Why Buddha
Why are you Why are you
Washing the mushrooms?’

And the man
who was a Bodhisattva
looked up with pupils as wide
as the New Moon and Mad Mad
madly said ‘Never take old monks to
A convention they are used to the Absolute
on a schedule and it's like herding cats
through Gatelessgates of their
own devising’

Upon hearing this
we see the Truth
and respond
‘If not you 
than Who
but me?’
 

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Tracy Mitchell
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Re: Day 16: Herding Cats

Post by Tracy Mitchell » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:19 pm

Vastly entertaining, Doc. :D

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