February 9, 2020
By David B. Gosselin
It was upon a quiet night
As graying clouds raced past the moon,
A sage and pupil made their way
Through a deep and darkened wood.
Among the thicket and the pines,
They traveled the uncertain trail,
But after wandering the night,
They finally settled for rest....
March 18, 2019
Who goes there, wandering
About the mists and the rains?
Among the alpine crests
And mountains’ crystal streams?
A Chinese mountain man
Trecks up the steep defiles.
And with him follows closely
His pupil short of breath.
They walk among the pines,
Which rise from every crag.
March 11, 2019
High up the starry terraces
Of the glittering emerald peaks,
A master and his pupil made
Their way towards the dragon’s grot.
As both the sage and student climbed
The ancient mountain's frigid steeps,
A tempest lashed the weary twain
With howling gales and scowling...
March 4, 2019
Standing at the foot of Dragon Mountain,
A master and pupil ready themselves.
They prepare for their arduous
Climb up the snowy gilded peaks.
Tilting their heads, they see the fog
Winding around those ancient spires:
Like a slumbering dragon’s breath,
It envelops each silent...
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