Newly Published Poetry: The Water-Carrier


Who is the Water-Carrier?  There is a story the Buddha told of a criminal who was ordered to walk through a crowd with a jug full of water on his head while an officer marched behind ready to behead the man if one drop of water were to fall out.  Many thought this a most difficult task, but the Buddha said it was easy for the man who did it with a right mind.  How, then, do we carry our burden?

Please read a newly published poem at the following link: The Water-Carrier by Douglas Thornton


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