THE GEM 18 JULY 2016 : “A fine line separates the weary recluse from the fearful hermit. Finer still is the line between hermit and bitter misanthrope.” Dean Koontz, Velocity | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

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BOAT NEAR THE BEACHSHACK URUNGA

“Too lazy to be ambitious,I let the world take care of itself.Ten days’ worth of rice in my bag;a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment?Listening to the night rain on my roof,I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out.” ― Ryokan

Source: “A fine line separates the weary recluse from the fearful hermit. Finer still is the line between hermit and bitter misanthrope.” Dean Koontz, Velocity | THE OLD PROVERBIAL RECOVERY

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