July 26, 2009
By Charles Kong SILVER, Fullerton, California
Charles Kong SILVER, Fullerton, California
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The soft chirping of my heart
pulsing my cotton bed,
I can hear it.

Today it beats once
but beats for me always.

The author's comments:
The Zen philosophy is a practice "subtractive", as Natalie Goldberg stated in . This poem was crafted not by sitting down and forcefully churning out a reflection, but by simply letting the right moment naturally arrive, and then take off shaped by the right words.

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