mind’s moon mirrored

Deep within the mountains
the mind’s moon brightly shines,
it’s light mirroring
all things everywhere, itself
mirrored in the enlightened mind.

Fukaki yama ni
kokoro no tsuki shi
suminureba
kogami ni yomo no
satori o zo miru

Saigyo in Only Companion: Japanese poems of love and longing
Translated by Sam Hamill

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