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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: MOON ON THE STREAM
vertical line Posted on Nov.14.2008 @ 03:30AM EDT by zen-zen
Feeling is like a moon on the stream.
When the waters are still the moon is seen clearly
Isn't it also kind of a waste to lose all those nice and enjoyable ripples? A little respect for those too?
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Reply from -----0
Nov.14.2008
03:21PM EDT 
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Black my pony, full the moon,
and olives in my saddlebags.
I know this road and yet I know
I shall not get to Cordoba.

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Reply from noumenal
Nov.14.2008
06:00PM EDT 
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Why do you roam so far away?

The Observer asked the Observed one day

I never left home, the Observed replied

You directed and I complied

Yet still you wonder where and why

We travel so far before we die

Don’t you see we belong together?

Always one, and alone - never

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Reply from emancipate
Nov.15.2008
05:47AM EDT 
vertical line The moon is seen clearly.
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Reply from IZIZIZ
Nov.15.2008
07:29AM EDT 
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A statue carved my Myamoto Musashi.

A monkey reaching out over the water to touch the reflection of the moon. Arm extended.

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Nov.15.2008
10:58AM EDT 
vertical line esta en su casa
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Reply from Lynnoh
Nov.20.2008
03:51PM EDT 
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A statue carved my Myamoto Musashi.

A monkey reaching out over the water to touch the reflection of the moon. Arm extended.

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to the mouse to the computer

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Reply from zen-zen
Nov.22.2008
08:30AM EDT 
vertical line Oh, there's a moon in each ripple!
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Reply from Lynnoh
Nov.24.2008
01:44PM EDT 
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Quote: "Oh, there's a moon in each ripple! "
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and a dip

oh... you weren't talkin potato chip?

hahahahahahahahahahahahaahahahahahahaha

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Reply from theduncan
Nov.24.2008
03:22PM EDT 
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vertical line quiet sunset tide
snowy egret wades for fish
there go more ripples
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Reply from lehish
Nov.24.2008
10:05PM EDT 
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Quote: "quiet sunset tide
snowy egret wades for fish
there go more ripples
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bowel

rice pepper hot avacado smooth 
wet tomato onion garlic
collard crunchy
cider


 evening

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Reply from zen-zen
Nov.25.2008
05:17AM EDT 
vertical line It is enjoyable to 'ripple' with you.
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Reply from lehish
Nov.25.2008
07:41PM EDT 
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Quote: "quiet sunset tide
snowy egret wades for fish
there go more ripples
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bowel

rice pepper hot avacado smooth 
wet tomato onion garlic
collard crunchy
cider


 evening

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* bowl

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Nov.25.2008
08:46PM EDT 
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Quote: "quiet sunset tide
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bowel

rice pepper hot avacado smooth 
wet tomato onion garlic
collard crunchy
cider


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* bowl

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Words...
:)
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Reply from zen-zen
Nov.26.2008
06:36AM EDT 
vertical line Oh yes words.

Are we able to see the moon on the stream within and with the words too?

I would like to discuss 'true speech' with you next.
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Nov.26.2008
07:09AM EDT 
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Quote: "Oh yes words.

Are we able to see the moon on the stream within and with the words too?

I would like to discuss 'true speech' with you next.
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You deserve a banana muffin.

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Reply from zen-zen
Nov.26.2008
09:39AM EDT 
vertical line Oh, a banana muffin? Is that so?
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Nov.26.2008
02:58PM EDT 
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Quote: "Oh, a banana muffin? Is that so?"
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give a ways at the grocery store..the one forgotten but found

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Reply from zen-zen
Nov.28.2008
01:12AM EDT 
vertical line Oh yes, THE grocery store :)
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Nov.28.2008
03:44AM EDT 
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Quote: "quiet sunset tide
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bowel

rice pepper hot avacado smooth 
wet tomato onion garlic
collard crunchy
cider


 evening

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* bowl

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