July 15th, 2021

The Temple Towers at Orchid Creek

The tall tower rises into a spire;
The short one doesn't
One sports a brocade robe,
And the other one a silver tunic.

I ask them why it is they
Never say a word,
But they let Buddha go on
Talking in the voice of a tumbling creek.

Yang Wan-li (1127-1206)