Askesis, Praxis, Theoria of the Wild by Gary Snyder

Askesis, Praxis, Theoria of the Wild
By Gary Snyder

The shining way of the wild
—–its theoria
is, that the world is unrelenting, brief, and often painful
and its askesis,
cold, hunger, stupid mistakes, bitterness, delusions, loneliness;
hard nights and days are unavoidable
to find the praxis is to
hang in, work it out, watch for the moment,
coiled and gazing, the shining way of the wild

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