The track of the swan through the sky

by Eihei Dogen

English version by Gabriel Rosenstock
Original Language Japanese

The track of the swan through the sky
Never leaves traces--
Its path is soon forgotten

-- from Haiku Enlightenment: New Expanded Edition, by Gabriel Rosenstock

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