Five practice poems on breathing

Breathing poem 1

Let the Buddha breathe,
Let the Buddha walk.
I don’t have to breathe,
I don’t have to walk.

Breathing poem 2

The Buddha is breathing,
The Buddha is walking.
I enjoy the breathing,
I enjoy the walking.

Breathing poem 3

Buddha is the breathing,
Buddha is the walking.
I am the breathing,
I am the walking.

Breathing poem 4

There is only the breathing,
There is only the walking.
There is no breather,
There is no walker.

Breathing poem 5

Peace while breathing,
Peace while walking.
Peace is the breathing,
Peace is the walking.

-Thich Nhat Hanh

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