The Appearance of Shared Values

July 22, 2008

Buddhist Barbie

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.

–Denise Duhamel

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2 Responses to “The Appearance of Shared Values”

  1. Emily Says:

    happy happy!


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