The hospital gives me the chance to bring
the first noble truth into focus,
for all that breathe are also suffering,

but when I head outside to wait for the bus,
within the clammy streets of Camberwell,
it’s not long til I dump my mindfulness

and tell a stranger to go fuck themselves.


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. peter litton
    May 01, 2012 @ 00:31:10

    My Zen teacher would probably point out that it would be very hard for them to do any such thing.
    Welcome back to the real world.


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