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The Poet Learns To Surf

The Poet Learns To Surf In which Carl Wendt, poet, flaneur, and walking anachronism, dips his gnarled toes into the waters of the cyberverse to find it not as cold as he’d anticipated. Although still in the shallow end with … Continue reading

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Meditations In An Emergency~Part Two~

MEDITATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY ~Part Two~ By David Perry The Cosmopolitan, the Quotidian, and the Anthropocene Turn in Sun Dong’s 2020 Pandemic Poetry “春天在人类纪 欲呼无气,欲加口罩” — 孙冬《注视》 “Spring in the Anthropocene You who’d scream to breathe, add a mask” — Sun Dong, … Continue reading

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Meditations In An Emergency ~Part One~

MEDITATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY~Part One~ By David Perry The Cosmopolitan, the Quotidian, and the Anthropocene Turnin Sun Dong’s 2020 Pandemic Poetry “春天在人类纪 欲呼无气,欲加口罩” — 孙冬《注视》“Spring in the Anthropocene You who’d scream to breathe, add a mask”— Sun Dong, “Fixed Gaze” 空山不見人,   但聞人語響。— 王維《鹿柴》Empty mountains: … Continue reading

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“A Continuous Fabric (Nerve Movie?)” Part Two

“A Continuous Fabric (Nerve Movie?)”: Early Scalapino, Late Whalen Part Two by Bruce Holsapple It’s salient, then, that although we’re intended to combine recurrent thoughts—for example, comments on being employed, the weather, having money, worries about ethical action and the … Continue reading

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“A Continuous Fabric (Nerve Movie?)”

  “A Continuous Fabric (Nerve Movie?)”: Early Scalapino, Late Whalen Part One by Bruce Holsapple                                                   … Continue reading

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Beyond Haiku

Beyond Haiku “If Western poetic originated in the Greek encounter with drama, giving us a crucial interest in mimesis or representation, Japanese poetic derives from encounters with lyric poetry. . .assumed from lyricism that literature is distinguished from other human … Continue reading

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This Heaven Where We Live As Music

Rounding out Philip Whalen Month is a previously published succinct and insightful review of The Collected Poems of Philip Whalen by Keith Kumasen Abbott who has authored numerous essay and lectures on the American poet and Zen monk appearing in … Continue reading

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In Close Proximity—Part Two

In Close Proximity—Part Two Excerpts from Side Effect A Journal of Zen Life with Philip Whalen by Tensho David Schneider Tensho David Schneider’s journal, Side Effect, came about from the idea that the sayings and doings of Philip Whalen—Zenshin Ryufu … Continue reading

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In Close Proximity—Part One

In Close Proximity—Part One excerpts from Side Effect A Journal of Zen Life with Philip Whalen by Tensho David Schneider Tensho David Schneider’s journal, Side Effect came about from the idea that the sayings and doings of Philip Whalen—Zenshin Ryufu … Continue reading

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Hello, I Must Be Going [Part I]

Hello, I Must Be Going [Part I] Excerpts from Thanks For Asking: The Whalen Journal             by Steve Silberman      . In May of 1993, Michael Wenger at the San Francisco Zen Center contacted  … Continue reading

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