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Zen poetry by a master,
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This review is from: One Robe, One Bowl: Zen Poetry of Ryokan (Paperback)
Ryokan was a monk living in 18th century Japan. Famed in Japan, he is almost unknown in this country. His sublime poetry comes closer than anything I have ever read to put the indescribable beauty of zen into words.