Waiting outside the temple in the snow, he alone was invited in because of his humility.
Who better a teacher on how to listen, than a blind master?
Upon snatching the pebble and enduring the pain of the burning cauldron, it was time to leave.
Like a locust drifting on the wind, the Shaolin landed In a foreign land.
Years past, mortal death arrived,he awoke feeling the tightening of his hamstrings, mandibles at the ready, as compound vision eliminated the need of eye movement.
Grasshopper heard Masters Po’s voice, “You must be the new student. come to me”!
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For those not familiar, Kung Fu was an 1970’s American action-adventure martial arts western drama television series starring David Carradine. Controversially it is said that an original co-creator for the show was Bruce Lee. Lee was to star in the show but was thought to have been overlooked for looking “too Asian ” for at the time “no diversity” television industry. In this link the beloved Master Po gives Caine his “pet name” Grasshopper. Grasshopper Peace My Friends.