So Enlightened

Enlightenment ~ by Nyborj the Priest Daibai said to Baso, “What’s with all those koans where the novice asks the master for wisdom and the master is like ‘Wash your bowl’ or something mundane, and hearing this, the novice was enlightened?” Hearing this, Baso was enlightened. Daibai said, “See what I mean? What I said wasn’t enlightening at all.” Baso was even more enlightened. Daibai said, “Stop i–“ SO ENLIGHTENED. Marginalia: a sketch of a man on a couch, as in an old fashioned psychoanalysis session. Above him, the text “A LEG OF LAMB, A JUG OF WINE, AND THOU, BESIDE ME, WHISTLING IN THE DARK.”

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