May 13th, 2022

Those who are known
As real people
Are united in essence
With the Way,
So they have endowments, yet
Appear to have none;
They are full, yet
Appear to be empty.
They govern the inside,
Not the outside.
Clear and pure, utterly plain,
They do not contrive
Artificialities but return
To simplicity.

Lao tzu