A small crack on the wall.
I am a small crack on a wall The wall of patriarchy And injustice. The wall which separates The wall which obstructs The true and beautiful nature Of the teaching of the Buddha. There were small cracks Many small cracks, Eventually the wall crumpled. Lo and behold, the Buddha is standing On the other side, With his opened arms To welcome his daughters Who persevere Only to uphold the true spirit Of Buddhism. The spirit of equality Of freedom. Freedom for all, Men and women.
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|Publication:||Yasodhara-Newsletter on International Buddhist Women's Activities|
|Date:||Jul 1, 2009|
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