Friday, 1 September 2017

Sleepless in Stockport

For those teachers (and pupils & parents) preparing for a few sleepless nights ahead of the return to school, here's a bedside poem that might help:

heaven laughs
and the earth dances
the Sun, Moon and stars
wrap themselves
in a curtain of silver.

nothing is done
and nothing can be
so fall asleep or stay awake
- it won't change a thing

By Yu Jinghai, taken from 'A Scatter of Light in he Summer Sky: Poems of the Tao'