How Zen Masters Are Like Mature Herring

So few become full grown
And how necessary all the others;
    Gifts to the food chain,
    Feeding another universe.

These big ones feed sharks.

—Gary Snyder


This made me laugh out loud when I read it. I’m almost through my book of Gary Snyder poems, moving on to Wendell Berry next. Any other old hippies I should be reading?

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