Filling the Void

"A tune of non-being
Filling the void:
Spring sun, snow whiteness
Bright clouds, clear wind."

Text: "Filling the void" - Daido Ichi'i (1370), translated by Yoel Hoffman (Japanese death poems, Pub. Tuttle Co.)


Written: June 5, 2001
First published: Naropa University Summer Writing Program Magazine (2001)
Availability: ibid.
Instrumentation: voice (or duo with any instrument)