Gouache on Tyvec, varnished. 16" x 24".
SHIP OF REDEMPTION
Folk poem translated by John Balaban from Ca Dao Vietnam
The bell of Linh Mu Pagoda tolls,
awakening the drowsy soul,
probing, reminding one of debt,
washing one clean of worldly dust.
A boat crosses to the Western Lands.
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