The village dreamer

In the early morning, he walks down the street noticing the lonely dandelion making its way through the cobblestones. He…

Sen no Rikyū – Practice

“Practice means learning from one, becoming cognisant of ten, then going back from ten to one (the beginning).”  by Sen…

The immensity of silence

Every day I wake up very early so that I may dive into the immensity of silence. Kenza. — Illustration:…

Rainy season

The scent of rain fills the air, the first drop drops, a caterpillar rushes by carrying a leaf over its…

Lady with a fan

She stood with a fan in her hand, her gaze reaching far beyond the fence. She filled the museum room…

I should be busy

I should be busy catching up on world events and emitting intelligent opinions, but I find myself immersed in a…

Wan Chai market

Tucked between gigantic buildings, erect monsters made of glass and steel, where people are very very busy breathing artificial air and adding…

The Terracotta Army

The terracotta warriors they call them. Yet peaceful and often smiling they stand with their topknots and shoes, and without…

Lotus

In the large temple, the gilded Buddha and Bodhisattva statues towered over me. Their bodies stiff, their eyes sharing nothing.…

Open the door

Open the door and become the sky. Kenza. — Photo by Kenza – 2018. 

The birds

At dawn, a pigeon delivered a most important letter. The King had appointed me head of the aviary. After the…

Mu shin – 無心

Mu shin – no mind being absent so as to be fully present. All questions fall into silence, stars disappearing…