Naviarhaiku141 – Perfect calm

A Buddhist monk who lived much of his life as a hermit, Ryōkan Taigu was a Japanese poet and calligrapher who lived during the Edo period.

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Poem by  Ryōkan Taigu

Picture by Sam  Austin