A Zen garden
express the ineffable
that lies hidden.
It is true beauty,
as delicate as gossamer,
as real as a tree.

Deep silence is heard
that language cannot say,
yet too simple for words.

Behind what is true,
one finds simplicity.
Behind what is simple,
one sees its elegance.

That is shibumi.

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About Jonathan Huggybear

Jonathan Aquino is the author of "The Way To Inner Peace" published by Amazon Kindle, and "Fisherboy," "Why The World Needs Heroes" and "A Celebration of Life" published by Smashwords. His stories, essays, articles and poetry have appeared in various international anthologies, literary websites, citizen journalism websites and various major newspapers and magazines. His plays have aired on national radio in his home country, the Philippines

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