As long as time takes upon itself
a modality of coming and going,
the being in me in the immediate now
of "the time being" is being time.
So does not the time climbing the mountain
or crossing the river swallow up the time
of the splendid vermillion palace?
Does not that time spit out this time?

—Dogen: S, "Uji".

 

 


richard stodart d r e a m m a k i n g
Cutting Off Before And After 2006 acrylic on paper 22.5" x 30"