Suzanne Hayasaki

Menomonee Falls, WI, USA
Suzanne Hayasaki
Menomonee Falls, WI, USA
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Building Sand Castles

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A wise man says, “Why build castles in the sand? ”
“The tide will simply wash them away? ”
“All of your effort will have been in vain.”

But the wise boy replies, “Yes, I know this castle will be gone tomorrow.
“So will the “I” that exists today. So will the “you.” Nothing lasts for even a moment.
“But it is only by shaping this form out of formlessness with my own two hands that I can get an idea what “castleness” is.
“I know it is not the one true castle.
“I do not mean it to be a testament to my skills.
“I have no desire to leave my “work” behind for posterity.
“What nonsense!
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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: metaphysical
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Very philosophical and inspiring. Great write.
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