Translation by Rev. Kodo Umezu and Jerry Bolick
The life that we call reality and to which we are clinging is like rootless trees and grasses, afloat in a moving stream. Life, where are you going? It is, indeed, the Nembutsu that reveals the right direction for the lost life.
With thanks to Muryoko Journal of Shin Buddhism. Click here for the original HTML file at their website.