Taoist Studies Institute Shakuhachi & Flute by Larry Lawson Butoh Performance by Kaoru Okumura & Helen Thorsen
Seeing A Friend off Toward Hsi-k’ou
Wild geese go like leaves down the sky.
How should that be easy
for the traveler to hear?
A thousand mountains,
ten thousand streams,
where can we meet again?
Our faces won’t last like jade.
Life’s more like clouds…
Kuan Hsiu (832-912)