The distant sound of summer thunder, gilded in blue.

Tamagawadai Park, Tokyo, 2019
Tamagawadai Park in June (brush pen drawing on Japanese paper), distant, tooi, とおい, 遠い, 2020

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

Every Monday is zen Monday. Always a weekly does of Japanese ink painting coupled with one Japanese word, sometimes a poem.

Zen Mondays are on a month’s summer break between July 12 and August 17. Until we meet again why not check out the “inking 100 Japanese birds” series on Instagram that just concluded on July 9:


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