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Ekphrasis on Marc Chagall’s “Moses and the Serpent Rod”

  Mythic Moshe minuets madly among the masses Marching in the hardscrabble Sinai That could never support a tithe The population of Numbers, I don’t care what Torah says. It is said he was The Lawgiver— Who needs a Lawgiver? … Continue reading

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Thanks for Everything

In Stephen Mitchell’s translation of the Tao Te Ching he relates this retelling of a Zenkei Shibayama Roshi story: A hundred years ago there lived a woman named Sono, whose devotion and purity of heart were respected far and wide.  … Continue reading

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