Many paths lead from the foot of the mountain,

by Ikkyu (Ikkyu Sojun)

English version by R. H. Blyth
Original Language Japanese

Many paths lead from the foot of the mountain,
But at the peak
We all gaze at the
Single bright moon.

-- from Zen and Zen Classics, by R. H. Blyth

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