Wounds

You must bear what is unbearable.
~ Dogen-zenji ~ Continuous Practice, Part Two

this old monk feels from the heart
what each wound imparts
bear the unbearable
let each experience arise
as a complete surprise
this old heart feels its peace
from each wound as it weeps

~ July 26, 2015

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