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September 2006, vol 2 no 3

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Bill Wyatt


The old monk who lives on Impermanence Avenue woke up from his dream, & immediately stepped right back into it. With words that are too few he discloses a dream within a dream, but do not mistake this for a "dreamy state". Those who have missed out on the Buddha-way, when they encounter a dream within a dream, they foolishly think that grasses grow & they pile up further delusions . . .

Waking up in this
uncertain world - how frantic
spring's first wet dream