Love, attachment, the passions, gender, carnality, birth, bodily
being, mortality, belonging, suffering, hope, despair,
personhood, imagination, vitality, the struggle to be fully human
how do these things dwell wholly in emptiness, how do we
reconcile their vivid life with no-thingness’?
The red (or vermilion’) thread originally connoted the color of
the silk undergarments courtesans were obliged to wear. Most