Dongshan's Voice of the Cuckoo (MK52)

KOAN:

For whom do you bathe and make yourself beautiful?
The cry of the cuckoo is calling you home.
Hundreds of flowers fall, yet her voice isn’t stilled,
even deep in jumbled mountains, it’s calling clearly.

—PZI Miscellaneous Koans, Case 52

Misc September 29, 2020

Painting – Deep in Jumbled Mountains

Corey Hitchcock

Painting – Deep in Jumbled Mountains – August 2020, Corey Hitchcock. Mixed media on paper – 47″x27.5″