The scent of a pine tree forest lingers through a bird’s first spring call.

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A magpie on the path to Tiger’s Nest, Bhutan, 2016

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Magpie with pine tree (Japanese ink painting on shikishi board), kasasagi, カササギ, 鵲, 2018

Thank you for reading another zen Monday. ありがとうございました。

Every Monday is zen Monday, a weekly dose of zen in Japanese ink painting format, coupled with one Japanese word.

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