Tag Archives: Zen

The NO HAT Lecture

THE NO HAT LECTURE: Kerouac’s Haiku by Keith Kumasen Abbott Jack Kerouac’s Book of Haikus (Penguin, 2003) functions as a literary collection but also as a collection of various contemplative perceptions, intuitions of Buddhamind. Kerouac joked that he possessed “a … Continue reading

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Little Mag Art

To: The Membership & Interested Parties From: Keith Kumasen Abbott, Honorary Member, NBBPS Subject: Philip Whalen’s Poetry, Calligraphy and Doodles  LITTLE MAG ART Philip Whalen’s Poetry, Calligraphy and Doodles  Some General History With the exception of the Evergreen Review, the … Continue reading

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A Diamond Wired For Sound

To: The Membership and Interested Parties         From: Keith Kumasen Abbott, Honorary Member of The New Black Bart Poetry Society Subject: Philip Whalen’s Sourdough Mountain Lookout Anything can function in a Philip Whalen poem; anything can happen; anyone may enter the … Continue reading

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