Blowing Winds

22 Jul

Please accept the within as a respite from the drama of your daily life. It is one of my many favorite poems.

Winds that blow – 

ask them:

“Which leaf on the tree shall be next?

Indulge yourself with another respite from your daily drama with — SANCHIN! Here is one of my indulgences from 1995 while boating on Lake Champlain, NY with Miko, R.I.P.

Respectfully submitted,

HANKO

Sensei John Szmitkowski

ENDNOTES:

1. The death poem of the Daimyo-poet, Takahama Kyoshi.

You may also enjoy Sensei John’s fishing weblog WWW.FlyFishingDojo.Com and the official weblog for Goshin-Do Karate DeFelice-Ryu, WWW.DeFeliceRyu.Wordpress.Com

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