October 8, 2017
In the gardens of Zen, the intenseness of summer is passing away stealthily and the calmness of autumn is coming closer quietly.
In the gardens where the dainty flowers of autumn begin blooming, summer butterflies with worn-out wings, which once flitted high in the dazzling sky, are gently flying low to eagerly search for the remaining floral nectar.
Without our noticing, such an exquisite butterfly of summer will soon disappear from view after devotedly fulfilling its own mission in life.
August 27, 2017
The height of summer has already arrived here and the shiny green of trees and plants is spreading all around in the glaring sunlight.
The colorful flowers of early summer, which once sparkled lively in the gardens, have mostly disappeared, which makes me find the steady and rapid transition of the seasons.
In these ever-changing seasons, a bamboo grove continues its constant growth and keeps rising high toward the sun determinedly.
The whole body of a bamboo grove is one single living organism and all of its stems are interlinked underground by its cobweb-like roots.
The subtle divergence of nature conditions in a grove brings about a delicate change in the color and form of each growing bamboo stem.