The Five Elements Of Tea

Let Earth nourish you into life.⁣

Let wood stoke the flames of your spirit ⁣

Let fire turn matter into metal⁣

True gold is born out of the hottest flame. ⁣

Let water turn your heart a vibrant emerald⁣

The life force that is most humbly malleable⁣

But also with such qualities ⁣

Emerge the strongest. ⁣

Let go and flow⁣

Like water like the Dao.⁣

Let not your soul calcify ⁣

To allow the gentle bends of the river of Dao.⁣

And when it all burns down⁣

Remember that these