by Matsuo Bashō

Narrow road to the interior

The moon and sun are eternal travelers.  Even the years wander on.  A lifetime adrift in a boat or in old age leading a tired horse into the years, every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.

From Narrow road to the interior by Matsuo Bashō 
as translated by Sam Hamill

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