...Please try to not feel the pain my dear
For the guilt abated and my
conscience is clear.
One had gone to seek guidance in the Golden Way
The other returned to the world in his lonely day...
In reality, the soul of a spiritual practitioner is not naturally carefree, so what touches the reader is the humanistic essence of Supreme Master Ching Hai's poetry. Studying the following verses we can feel Her uneasiness; know how much Her loving memories mean to her; and even sense a touch of remorse when She leaves Her beloved husband to pledge Her devotion to the Buddha.