Shakuhachi / The Sound of Beauty © W. Scott Grant August 4, 1996 3:10 pm (1) Haunting … Whispering Gentle (2) Sustaining Passion Singularity Rapture of the soul? The spirit? (3) No thought No plan No guide But that which guides From within (4) Freedom Captured (5) The wind enslaved The air held fast In bondage Channeled through wood To form (6) The sound of beauty
This helps to understand this poem: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakuhachi
Brenda and I went to Flagstaff, Arizona, and attended a convention for “like-minded individuals.” During this convention, I wrote several poems. This is one of them. The formatting shown here isn’t quite the same as what’s in my hand-written book, but it gets the idea across.