Raven came to Brown Bear's den and walked right into her lair. "Time for me to be moving on," she announced.Verse
Brown Bear asked, "What will you say about your study here?"
Raven said, "Brown Bear is quite thoroughgoing."
Brown Bear said, "Try camping out for a while." (adapted from Robert Aitken, Zen Master Raven)
Retreat. Preparation? For advancing? Maybe.Raven 10
Or perhaps advancing was preparation for this retreat,
Accouterments reduced to carryable.
This temporary eternal world-self never stops shining.