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It's So Easy – Zen Poetry

The soft smell of the pine trees floating on the breeze
The birds shyly singing their songs
The snow melting away
And the earth is peaking through
Everything is at ease
Revealing the essence naturally
What is there to be done?
The sun shines
And the snow melts
It’s so easy
Effortless

By Ian Marshall

Ian Paul Marshall has been initiated by the Dalai Lama, is trained in Zen as transmitted through the teachings of the Venerable Dr. Thich Thien-An and Seung Sahn Dae Jong Sa and is the founder of Awakened.ca based out of Toronto, Canada.