In Lieu

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  1. Robert Schwab
    Robert Schwab February 20, 2010 at 5:20 pm .

    Joe, loved the short poems, a forgotten art it seems at times. I wrote one long ago:<br /><br />Short poems<br />are best poems.<br />They challenge little<br />but cut quick.

  2. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison February 19, 2010 at 1:30 pm .

    I&#39;m with Don, Lyle. A great story! I have kind of &quot;swept&quot; look myself…

  3. Issa's Untidy Hut
    Issa's Untidy Hut February 19, 2010 at 12:18 pm .

    Joe, in the spirit of Lyle&#39;s wonderful story, un-Wabi-Sabi is Wabi-Sabi to me!<br /><br />Sincere thanks for the kind words…<br /><br />Don

  4. Lyle Daggett
    Lyle Daggett February 19, 2010 at 4:40 am .

    There&#39;s a Zen story I ran across somewhere, a student or novice is working hard sweeping the yard of the monastery, is as careful as possible to get every piece of stray refuse out of the way, get everything just perfect. After a while the old teacher comes out to see how things are going.<br /><br />&quot;Well, here it is,&quot; says the student, &quot;I&#39;ve swept the yard. Please let me

  5. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison February 18, 2010 at 9:51 pm .

    Crap! How very un-Wabi-Sabi of me!

  6. Issa's Untidy Hut
    Issa's Untidy Hut February 18, 2010 at 9:43 pm .

    Joe, thanks for the kind words … and evidently cleaning up the <b>Un</b>tidy Hut! <br /><br />Very glad you liked the poems – Huff and Martone, a tough combination to beat.<br /><br />Don

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