Monday, August 26, 2013

Either Spoken or Done

I will be posting one by one thoughts and words I saved from "The Little Zen Calendar" one year (okay, well—1996!) and found in a drawer with other lost treasures.

This, to cheer a Monday with that lovely Turkish gourd—
"As naturally as the oak bears an acorn and the vine a gourd, man bears a poem, either spoken or done."
—Henry David Thoreau
Now having spoken, off to do some poems.

image:  gourd, Turkey, Maderibeyza


  1. you've started with one of my favorite men.
    he got me through my junior and senior years in high school. he's been a guiding star ever since.

  2. Oh THAT's why you're such an inspiration!