Bathed And Washed

"Bathed in fragrance,
do not brush your hat;
Washed in perfume,
do not shake your coat:

"Knowing the world
fears what is too pure,
The wisest man
prizes and stores light!"

By Bluewater
an old angler sat:
You and I together,
Let us go home.

by Li Po

Comments (4)

In philosophical style.
......the middle stanza is my favorite...and could be true ★
Your logic is most wise, I must learn as thou so did to speak, the question and ask of it not, yet reach that compromise.. For the queen that I must speak, ..of not.
suitably obscure and evocative