A very sincere seeker once undertook a long journey to a far away land to learn from a Zen Master who lived in solitude to learn the meaning of zen. The seeker shyly asked what it "is". The Master, a real one, uttered "Zen is attention".
The seeker, somewhat...
Open to the current of the now and breathing it all in
exhaling as the moment fades
Let go and do not cling, the view, ebb and flow with natural ease
Our wings in a perpetual state of flight and landing, grounded to the spaces fleeting that fill with love
The Master finally gave the fullest explication and completest elucidation anyone should ever need in answer to "What is Zen?" The Master very solemnly declared