The Chinese Masters

How great are the ancient Chinese poets.
They are masters of what they do not say.
They walk on rice paper and leave no step
And move silently through the green bamboo.

When you read the poem of a Chinese master,
You feel as though a Shaolin priest
Has snatched a pebble from your hand.
How much you have yet to learn.

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