Mole spoke up after Raven had his exchange with Owl and said, "I have a different kind of question. Is there a way to practice in ordinary times?"Verse
Raven said, "The robin! The dove! The linnet!"
"Is it just a matter of being open to the other?" asked Mole.
"Still lonesome," said Raven.
On the path,
First comes everything.
Second, everything again.
Third, return to first things.
Mark ordinary time.
Case by Robert Aitken, adapted; introduction and Verse by Meredith GarmonPREVIOUS ☙ NEXT ☙ INDEX