Originally posted by vistesdI am Silent
Once again, Chiyono’s bottom drops out of the bucket...
There is a kind of speech that I will no longer use. Not that it is invalid, or that others should not use it, but it is now no longer either necessary or helpful that I do.
The cat is curled comfortably in my chair,
snoring softly into the cushions—
I have no need to disturb his enlightenment
by nudging him, or engaging
in immaterial talk...