Zen Telegrams

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Tuttle Publishing, 1959 - Philosophy - 119 pages
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Contents

stop
15
dewdrinking pine
16
wisps of straw
18
washing dancing
19
wild geese cry
20
fingernails
21
brookside
22
cobwebs
25
moth caressing
61
giant redwood
62
even downtown
63
thankful ants
65
leaf on leaves
69
5stone garden
70
square wheel
71
unheard music
72

hand opens
26
cucumbering
27
word unsaid
29
telephone me
33
shrieking flower
35
overflowing well
36
smiling eyes
37
boxed life
38
scripturing weeds
39
house how tiny
42
unflower mind
43
peach blossom
44
bamboo whisper
45
period comma
46
bowl of tea
47
fingered sun
48
laughing tree
51
face in face
53
as crane
54
grain of sand
55
turtle explaining
56
river silently
57
fighting wrens
58
between raindrops
59
sound of flute
60
which weed
74
farmer food
75
be my doll
76
path of fish
77
of me a picture
79
day will come
80
paper flower
81
sing with grasses
82
rocks preaching
83
gentle rain
84
little bud
87
loved pebble
88
waterfall
89
2ndhand words
91
captured snowflakes
92
tomrrows name
93
mountain rising
94
open grow
95
touch of hand
96
human arrangement
97
nothing something
98
in her being
99
sunfall
101
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About the author (1959)

Paul Reps, the compiler, was an American who lived in many countries, including India, Norway, and Japan, and studied many of man's efforts to find and realize his true spiritual stature. He was the author of several books of poems and prose. He once said that he felt "the equal of each grass blade and pebble and believe that it is possible to be happy though human and grown up.

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