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Poem of Buddhist Monk Na-ong (1320–1376)

The green mountain says to me, “Live your life without words.”

The sky says to me, “Live your life without mistakes.”

They say to me, “Get away from anger and avarice, and live your life like the wind and water.”

Deokyong Kim
Korean, b. 1961
Poem of Buddhist Monk Na-ong (1320–1376)
2009
In and color on paper
26 ½ x 27 1/8 in. (67.3 x 68.9 cm)
Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Purchased with funds from the Thomas T. Solley Endowed fund for the Curator of Asian Art 2010.136

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