The Buddha taught the proper view

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The Buddha taught the proper view:
Not to project essences on things.

And yet: I radiate, knowing it’s wrong to do.
The Buddha taught the proper view.
A stone’s a stone: a bird’s a bird; and you are you.

I meditate on how this separation stings.

The Buddha taught the proper view,
Not to project essences on things.

 

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