From earliest times thinkers must have perceived that on the one hand they could not think without words; on the other hand, words expressed only half the whole truth.
– Frederick Franck (Zen and Zen Classics)
Yugen is a term from Japanese aesthetics that approximates a sense of mystery and can be metaphorically described as "cranes disappearing into the clouds behind a mountain". Both the processes of writing mountain poetry and creating images feels equal parts elusive and gratifying thus the name. - Adam Clark