The appreciation of Zen philosophy and art has become universal, and Zen poetry, with its simple expression of direct, intuitive insight and sudden enlightenment, appeals to lovers of poetry, spirituality and beauty everywhere. This collection of translations of the classical Zen poets of China, Japan and Korea includes the work of Zen practitioners and monks as well as scholars, artists, travellers and recluses, ranging from Wang Wei, Hanshan and Yang Wanli, to Shinkei, Basho and Ryokan.
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The Map and the Clock : A Laureate’s Choice of the Poetry of Britain and Ireland Edited by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke£9.99
The Map and the Clock is a celebration of the most scintillating poems ever composed on our islands. Curated by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, and by Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales, this anthology gathers together fourteen centuries of extraordinary verse.