One evening Ryōkan returned back his simple little hut at the base of the mountain after a walk through the woods to find that his home had been forcibly broken into and his only possessions stolen. His calligraphy pen, begging bowl, and one blanket he used to sleep with were all stolen. Ryōkan sat down … More Forgetting the Moon: The Poetry of Ryōkan
The constant companions to human beings
The content of a person’s life
Guiding, revealing, hinting at….
In dreams, reveries, visions,
Myths,stories, legends, tales, literature, movies,
Poetry, painting, sculpture, music, folk songs … More Archetypes of Life
Moon, Sun, Sleep, Birds, Live From The Collected Poems of Kenneth Patchen