by Denise Duhamel
In the 5th century B.C.
an Indian philosopher
Gautama teaches “All is emptiness”
and “There is no self.”
In the 20th century A.D.
Barbie agrees, but wonders how a man
with such a belly could pose,
smiling, and without a shirt.
0 thoughts on “Buddhist Barbie”
Funny contrast and comparison. It made me smile and pat my beer belly!
It’s hard not to disagree with this one. Very astute and pretty damn witty. It makes me think of something somebody like Oscar Wilde might say.