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The Bull Transcended

Astride the bull, I reach home.
I am serene. The bull too can rest.
The dawn has come.
In blissful repose within my thatched dwelling,
I have abandoned the whip and rope.

Part 7 of 10 Bulls by Kakuan
Transcribed by Nyogen Senzaki and Paul Reps
From Zen Flesh, Zen Bones