Haiku: The Poetry of Zen
The ancient Japanese verse form of haiku, which is used for the expression of Zen, consists of three lines and 17 syllables - the length of a human breath. This anthology includes selections from the works of authors from the classical Matsuo Basho to contemporary poets Koko Kato and Keiko Ito. The book is part of a three-volume series which also includes "Koans: the Lessons of Zen" and "Sayings: the Wisdom of Zen".
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tombrinck - LibraryThing
This is a small gift book of 56 pages (67 haiku) and very high production value. It's chock-full of beautiful illustrations. It's not a very deep book, neither a good introduction to haiku nor a good ... Read full review