February 23rd, 2024

The true form is magnificently
Illuminated with gleaming fire.
The teaching’s voice is total silence
Amid the ringing of wind chimes.
The moon hangs in the old pine tree,
Cold in the falling night.
The chilled crane in its nest in the clouds
Has not yet been aroused from its dreams.

Hongzhi Zhengjue (1091-1157)