When you serve tea to your guests, you should simply serve tea from your heart, and think about nothing more. – Sen No Rikyu
When we don’t wanna think,
we drink. Tea and rum
-bled phrase, days and days
and daze of steeped words, stirred.
We need no bag, nor string,
just small shards, shattered things
to blend with jasmine, sage and un
It doesn’t matter where you put
your feet, or place your beautiful
hands, or space your syllables
or find your song.
We’ve set a place for you. Be
-long, stay a minute or a day,
stay the night (bring pillow, chalk);
we’ll poem-talk until the sun awakes.
Quote inspiration and prompt from Rommy over at Toads.