AI koan quotes

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Ai, ai, poor mother,
your birth-pangs were fruitless:
I am wroth with these spirits.
Ai! ai! we do worse! We are in a fix! And you're out, Death let
you out, Death had the Mercy, you're done with your century,
To meditate on a koan is to engage in an active process, like that we engage in when we try to solve a mathematical problem. As in ...
He held the world upon his nose
And this-a-way he gave a fling.
Infancy conforms to nobody: all conform to it, so that one babe commonly makes four or five out of the adults who prattle and play ...
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