Everything Flows

From the famous Japanese poem ‘Hōjōki aka The Ten Foot Square Hut’:

“The current of the flowing river does not cease, and yet the water is not the same water as before. The foam that floats on stagnant pools, now vanishing, now forming, never stays the same for long. So, too, it is with the people and dwellings of the world.”

– Kamo no Chōmei – poet, musician, Buddhist monk. In his fifties he moved to a tiny hut and created an epic poem. Circa 1212 …

Seems apropos as hurricane Florence approaches! Everything flows.