Just like leaves
released by trees
welcomes fall,
so must we
accept the changes
that befall us —
letting go of the past
appreciate the colors
that lay before you,
as life’s beauty continues to alter
the paths of our transitions.

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Tags : Life, Nature, Changing, Autumn, Philosophy, Zen, Color
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    Zen poetry combines the literary practice of poetry with the philosophical principles of Zen Buddhism. As such, a Zen poem makes a philosophical statement or observation through the use of descriptive words.