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Let Tea

Let tea drink you,

Let tea experience you

Let tea taste you, savor you, ponder you

Sit in tea’s belly, laughing softly

Soak into tea’s leaves and veins

Let your nature meet tea’s nature

 Tea will breathe you and sigh,

And you will become something else.




Tea is About Experience

Leaf glows, waiting to give something of its essence to man. Waiting for its meeting with water, a soulful combining about to ignite.

 A gift from nature, an invitation to a very old rhythm.


Flavors shine-evolving, transforming into different shapes, transmuting, telling ones tongue different stories of a far off place. Sometimes inner, sometimes outer.

Being (of leaf), offered to Being at the heart of a human, the experience becoming part of their life, their memories, their resonance with nature, the fabric of that moment being sown into the wider fabric of ones life.


 Textures slide-transporting, carrying oils and essence across the lips, the tongue, the palette, the throat, through the solar plexus to the belly.


Aromas escape a small pot- winding upwards- evaporating back to mix with air- essence surrendering to essence. Molecules carried a thousand miles until they rain down on ocean or mountain. From pot to sea, from cloud to roots, from nature back into nature.


So much meeting, combining, sharing, giving, waiting to happen in the bottom of a cup.

That cup is YOU!


Old Tea

Sink into the heart of nature

Drink until you become

Part of that which flows through all living things

Become soul water

A tiny mountain stream feeding life.



Puerh lives in roots, and trunk and leaves

Puerh talks with other plants

Puerh soaks up minerals, sun, rain, time.

Puerh is fed by patience,

Nature, time, care, intention.

These things go into a cakes soul,

And in gratitude the cake gives back to man

The essence of these same qualities.



Spring Sencha

Fragrant leaf, sitting in a pot.

Patiently waiting for water.

Water, leaf, human hands,

A luminous ocean of green is born.

A field of fresh spring wild grasses

Washes over the senses

Giving me memories of something

That I never experienced.


All poems Copywirte Protected, Paul Rosenberg, 2007, Portland, Oregon


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