Master Oka in his tower
reads all night the great sutras

All night, too, the snow falls
Master Oka reads for us all

Fall, fall, snowflakes fall
The Master reads for us all

He doesn’t need wood,
he doesn’t need coal,
Master Oka has no fire:
he sees all by the light of the sutras
by the light of the sutras he sees all

Settle, settle, snowflakes settle
the sutras are for the people
The Master’s eyes on the sutras fall
The Master reads for us all

Master Oka, Master Oka
loves the people with the sutras
loves the sutras with the people
through the night the snowflakes fall
Master Oka reads for us all


Excerpt from The Lover in the Snow [v], Volume 20 of Dustless

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