Zen Telegrams

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Tuttle Publishing, 1959 - Philosophy - 119 pages
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User Review  - Sam Jayne - Goodreads

These are picture poems by some cracker in the fifties who got all zen in the japan and wrote books in Japanese about old zen texts and then started to have shows with these "zen telegrams" hanging all over and it's really fun and smart and if you run into this book just get it. Read full review

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User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

there need not be words for there to be poems O how brief all turns Read full review

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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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