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Then Kobori spoke of the being of the plum blossom in its vase, of the tea kettle, of the tea bowls, of the fire, of the big pottery piece, of ourselves. I was suddenly aware of these things as being, & of myself as the same. Kobori said, the plum blossom [[underscore]] is [[/underscore]] a flower, but inside it, it does not know that it is a flower. It simply [[underscore]] is [[/underscore]]. The same with us. When we are drawing a line, it is a part of our being. Only after it is done, can someone look at it & say, It is a line. L T
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