What is Meant by Emptiness?

A student asked the eminent translator Tom Cleary what is meant by Emptiness? Tom Cleary replied it is innocent of concept.

…What is emptiness? Innocent of concept?
No eyes, no ears, no nose…
”In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in
the experts few.”

VERSE by Dairyu
At Tassajara it is easy to stub your toe on he rocky paths.
The vacant trail is totally alive.

Kyle Getschow