Dochong: So, what you are saying is that only just this moment, whatever appears is usually your subject for a poem.
Zen Master Seung Sahn: Exactly, this moment appears, then compose a poem.
-- "Zen and Poetry: a Brief Conversation", http://zenmirror.blogspot.com/2009/02/zen-and-poetry-brief-conversation.html
this moment appears, then compose a poem
this moment August 5 2012
this moment of late summer melancholy already descending
of unsettled heart mourning the loss of love