Beyond the known world, in the rain scattered lightly

//Beyond the known world, in the rain scattered lightly

Beyond the known world, in the rain scattered lightly

It might be in the rain that comes scattered lightly at moments and at others full, direct, as if in a linear flow, or in the sun that is known by absence these autumn days. Or in chatter among strangers on the crowded morning train. Or in multi-colored balloons strung along a café facade in the rue Daguerre, a man with a camera taking the scene in a photograph as dusk approaches in that unknown moment of not-day, not-night. Or it might be now, the words appearing, shaped and woven in a new form of unidentified origin: a sentence.
It’s all unknown.
On the program from a marvelous play « seen » last night, « Les Naufragés du Fol Espoir » by Ariane Mnouchkine and the Théâtre du Soleil, there is this:
« De l’inconnu
Où l’on découvre que c’est au-delà du monde connu que nos voyageurs découvrent les commencements de l’humanité. »
(Or: The Unknown: In which we discover that it’s beyond the known world that our voyagers discover the beginnings of humanity.)
In other words, we find who we really are in « the unknown. »
And what’s « the unknown »? It might be in the rain that comes scattered lightly or…

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Enseignante Zen et poète, Sensei Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell est née et a grandi à Minneapolis, aux Etats-Unis. Arrivée en France en 1981 pour étudier la littérature et l’histoire, elle y est restée, s’installant à Paris, où elle élève ses deux enfants et gagne sa vie en tant que journaliste. The Zen teacher and poet Amy “Tu es cela” Hollowell Sensei was born and raised in Minneapolis, but came to France in 1981 to study literature and history and has lived in Paris ever since, raising her two children and making a living as a journalist.

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