a journey with emptiness in it

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a journey with emptiness in it,
while you are not there,

like tree without leaves,
train has no passengers,
and body contains no soul

sometimes i forget, lives move on
just like leaves grow back next spring
passengers get on next stop
and i will carry you, once again

ironically, the emptiness is necessary,
for me to recognize you…

when that day comes.

A dialogue between illusion and another

Silhouette of tree and its reflection.
Plants with reflection of trees.


I did intend not to caption this series to illusion and reality, even though it might fit the image more… in certain ways?! Yet, in Buddhism’s point of view, everything is Maya (illusion). Illusion or reality is like chicken or egg to me, not a question to answer. The moment is what I captured, and has left (in) me, no matter it’s illusion or reality. Living through moment to moment seems matter more…