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Nothing Works... Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 04-12-2012 04:29 PM
James Sawers
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This poem and others are available in my books, Nothing Works: Meditations on Aikido, Buddhism, the Tao, Zen, and other inconsequential things....and, Nothing Special..., available thru Amazon.com, in print and Kindle editions and Barnes & Noble websites.....Also available as an e-book via Smashwords.com. Try this link: www.nothing-works.com for the full array of options.
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In General Distant Butterfly Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #18 New 08-12-2012 03:57 PM
Distant Butterfly


The more organized
Your mind
The easier it is
To steal it

The Tao is chaos
Without disorder
Follow the Tao
And order becomes apparent

A butterfly
Disturbs the breeze
And a storm
Arises elsewhere

I sit in seiza
Mind empty and clear
Sensing the faint brush
Of a distant butterfly




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RSS Feed 3 Responses to "Distant Butterfly"
#3 08-12-2012 07:39 PM
It's good. You got your style, your expression and feeling, perfect. No need for explanation. Nothing works!
#2 08-12-2012 06:33 PM
James Sawers Says:
Thanks....I try to tell a "story" with each poem.......Here, I am clearly (or not), equating the Tao with Chaos Theory........somewhat..........
#1 08-12-2012 06:25 PM
Masterful....Great ending!
 




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