Bibliography, Links, Resources


Research by
Michael P. Garofalo


December 17, 2006

  Green Way Research, Valley Spirit Center, Red Bluff, California, 2002-2010





Above the Fog   By Michael P. Garofalo.  Selected short poems reflecting Zen, Taoist, Tantric, and Buddhist  influences. 

Advice from Me to Myself.    By Patrul Rinpoche.    

Allspirit Zen Quotations  

AllZenPoetry E-Mail Discussion List

And Still Birds Sing: New and Collected Poems
.   By Lucien Stryk.    Ohio University Press, 1998.   327 pages. 

Awareness Beyond Mind: Verses in Haiku and Senryu Style.   By Kenneth Verity.  

The Awakened Self: Encounters With Zen
.   By Lucien Stryk.   Edited by John Urda.   Kodansha International, 1995.  354 pages.   

Awesome Nightfall: The Life, Times, and Poetry of Saigyo..   By William R. LaFleur.  Wisdom Publications, 2000.  192 pages.  ISBN: 0861713222.  

AZBS Poetry from the Sangha and Friends

Basho and His Interpreters: Selected Hokku With Commentary
   By Makoto Ueda.  Stanford University Press, 1992.

Basho and the Fox.   By Tim Myers. Illustrated by Oki. S. Han.  New York, Marshall Cavendish, 2000.   29 pages.   Children's picture book.

Basho - Links and References

Beat Topics - Buddhism   By Levi Asher.  10K+

Beneath a Single Moon:  Buddhism in Contemporary American Poetry
.   Edited by Kent Johnson and Craig Paulenich.   Introduction by Gary Snyder.  Boston, Shambhala 1991.    350 pages. 

Between the Floating Mist:  Poems of Ryokan
.  Translated by Dennis Maloney and Hide Oshiro.   White Pine Press, 1995.   88 pages. 

Beyond Self: 108 Korean Zen Poems
   By Ko Un.   Forewards by Alan Ginsberg and Thich Nhat Hanh.  Parallax Press, 1997.   50 pages.  Review.

A Blade of Grass:   Japanese Poetry and Aesthetics in Dogen Zen
.  By Steven Heine.  Peter Lang Publishing, 1989. 

Reginald Horace Blyth  (1898-1964)    Biographical timeline, quotes, links, credits, bibliography.  41K+ 

Bone of Space: Poems by Zen Master Seung Sahn
.   By the Korean Zen Master, Seung Sahn.  Primary Point Press, 1993. 112 pages.  2nd edition. 

Book of Serenity: One Hundred Zen Dialogues.  Translated with an introduction by Thomas Cleary.  Hudson, New York, Lindisfarne Press, 1990.  

The Book of the Heart: Embracing the Tao.  By Loy Ching-Yuen.  Boston, Shambhala Publications, 2004.  80 pages.  ISBN: 0877735808.

A Box of Zen
.  Haiku the Poetry of Zen; Koans the Lessons of Zen; Sayings the Wisdom of Zen.  Edited by Manuela Dunn Mascetti.  T. H. Barrett, 1996.  

Buddha Songs.   By Barry Spacks and Jane Barnes.  10K   

BuddhaNet File Library: Zen, Chan Buddhist Teachings

Buddhaway.   An e-mail discussion list on Buddhist poetry, verse, art, and thinking. 

Buddhism and Poetry     Selected sayings.  14K

Buddhism and the Beats.   9K.

Buddhism:  Its History and Literature
.  By Thomas W. Rhys-Davids.   New York, G. P. Putnam, 1896.

Buddhism Today

Buddhism - Zen Quotations    Cheiron Hellenic Pagan Website

Buddhist Bibliography and Links.    By Roger Garin-Michaud.   In French and English.   Comprehensive!!!

Buddhist Elements in Dada
.  A Comparison of Tristan Tzara, Takahashi Shinkichi, and Their Fellow Poets.  By Won Ko.  New York University Press, 1977.  155 pages. 

Buddhist Literature and Poetry Links.   By Kim Day.   16K        Main 3,100 Link Index.   

Buddhist Mantras and Poems for Children

Buddhist Poet-Priests of the T'ang
.  By Burton Watson.  The Eastern Buddhist 25, no. 2: 30-58.   

Buddhist Poems

Buddhist Poetry - Dharma Notes.   Compiled by Brian Robertson.  20K

Buddhist Poetry in English Translation.    By Jeffery Beam.  13K

The Buddhist Poetry of the Great Kamo Priestess.  Daisaiin Senshi and "Hosshin Wakashû."  Translated by Edward Kamens.  CJS Publications, 1990.  171 pages.  Review.

Buddhist Reading Room    Information, articles, links, bibliography. 

The Buddhist Religion, Bibliography.   196K.  By Gregory M. Smith.

Buddhist Web Links:  Zeb/Chan Buddhism    30K+

Joseph Byrne - Poems   6K

Cage of Fireflies: Modern Japanese Haiku.   By Lucien Stryk.   Swallow Press, 1993.  128 pages.

Call Me by My True Names
.   The Collected Poems of Thich Nhat Hanh.   1993.  182 pages.

Canoeing Up Cabarga Creek: Buddhist Poems 1955-1986.   By Philip Whalen, Miriam Sagan, Robert Winson, and Allen Ginsberg.  Parallax Press, 1996.

Ch'an (Zen) Buddhist  Poems, Verses, Sayings, Quotations, Quips, and Koans.  Selected Quotations:  One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo.  

Chang San-Feng   Taoist Immortal

Chan Buddhism and the Prophetic Poems of William Blake   By Mark S. Ferrara.  31K.

Chan Poetry   Features translations of Master Hsu Yun.   Large website.

Chinese Buddhist Verse
.  Translated by Richard Robinson.  London, John Murray, 1954.  85 pages. 

Chuang Tzu - Tranlsations Online

Classic Mahayana Poetry

Classic Zen/Chan Poetry.    Excellent selection of poems.    

Classic Theravadin Poetry    

Cloud and Water: An Interpretation of Chan Poems.  By Master Hsing Yun.  Buddha's Light Publishing.  89 pages.  ISBN: 1932292078.

Cloud Hands Blog: Taijiquan, Qigong, Taoism, Meditation, Zen  

Cloud Hands: T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qi Gong    

The Clouds Should Know Me By Now: Buddhist Poet Monks of China
.    Edited by Red Pine and Mike O'Connor.   Wisdom Publications, 1998.  Index, 208 pages.   Translations of the Buddhist poets: Chia Tao, Chi-Chi, Han-Shan, Shih-Shu, and Ching An.  Selections.    Commentary and bibliographies. 

Cold Mountain Buddhas: Han Shan.   Links, bibliography, portraits, selected quotes and poems.  Poems of Han Shan (c 700) and Han Shan Te'-Ch-ing.  Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo.  

Cold Heart Thawing.  Zen poetry of Do Chong.  

Cold Mountain: 100 Poems by the T'ang poet Han-shan
.    Translated by Burton Watson.  Columbia University Press, 1970.  118 pages. 

Coombs Buddhism Archive - Sacret Texts Online

Crow With Noh Mouth: Ikkyu -15th Century Zen Master. 
  Edited by Stephen Berg.   Copper Canyon Press, 1989.  80 pages. 

Cultivating the Empty Field: The Silent Illumination of Zen Master Hongzhi
.   Translated by Taigen Daniel Leighton with Yi Wu.   North Point Press, 1991.  Bibliography, 91 pages. 

Selected short poems by Michael P. Garofalo.


Daily Zen   Zen quotes and koans.    

Dao House - Daoist Poetry    

Daoism: Links, bibibliography, quotes, resources.

Tao Te Ching - Translations Online

Dean's Homepage - Original Poetry.  

Definitions for Haiku.   By Tom Brinck.  

Dewdrops on a Lotus Leaf: Zen Poems of Ryokan
.   Translated by John Stevens.  Boston, Shambala Press, 1993.   Shambhala Centaur Edition.  148 pages.

Dewdrops on a Lotus Leaf: Zen Poems of Ryokan.   Selections.  

Dhamma Poetry.    By The Venerable Ajhan Yantra Amaro Bhikkho.   

Dharma Bums.   By Jack Kerouac (1922-1969).   Viking, 1958.  Penguin, Reissue 1991.   244 pages.   Autobiographical novel.  The Beat guys on the road from Frisco to Yosemite.

Distillations - Buddhist.    Selected quotations.   122K.

The Dragon Who Never Sleeps
.   Verses for Zen Practice.   Edited by Robert Aitken and Thich Nhat Nanh.   Parallax Press, 1992.   76 pages.

A Drifting Boat: An Anthology of Chinese Zen Poetry
.    Translated by Jerome P. Seaton and edited by Dennis Maloney.  White Pine Press, 1994.  

The Dumpling Field: Haiku of Issa
.   Translated by Lucien Stryk and Noboru Fujiwara.  Swallow Press,  1991.  141 pages. 

Eastern Culture.
  By R. H. Blyth.   Volume I of Haiku.  Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press, 1949.

Eastern Philosophy and Jack Kerouac's Postmodern Poetry.   By Christopher R. Smith.  234K

Electronic Bodhidharma.  The International Research Istitute for Zen Buddhism (IRIZ).    Old site; New Site.

Electronic Poetry Center.     SUNY, Buffalo.

Emptiness in Full Bloom.    Poetic reflections on Zen Master Dogen's "Flowers of Space."   Includes notes, bibliography, related quotations, and links.  By Michael P. Garofalo.  2001.  

Encounters with Cold Mountain Poems by Han Shan: Modern Versions
.   Translated by Peter Stambler.  Beijing: Panda Books, Chinese Literature Press, 1996.   Review by Gregory B. Lee.

The Enlightened Heart: An Anthology of Sacred Poetry
.   Edited by Stephen Mitchell.  HarperPerennial Library,  Reprint edition, 1993.  169 pages.

Enso, Koan and Haiku    Japanese calligraphy and Zen. 

The Essential Haiku:  Versions of Basho, Buson and Issa.
   Edited with verse translations by Robert Hass.  Hopewell, New Jersey, Ecco Press, 1994.  Bibliography, 329 pages. 

Faith Mind Inscription (Hsin-hsin Ming)  By the Third Ch'an Patriarch Chien-chih Seng-ts'an.  1Mb.

Faith Mind Verses

Faith Mind Verses   Translation by Richard B. Clarke

Field: A Haiku Circle
.   By Don Eulert.  Illustrated by Marci Brealey.  AHa Books, 1998.  78 pages.

Fish Drum Magazine.    Edited by Anne Valley Fox.  New Mexico.  80 pages per issue.

The Gateless Gate - The Mumonkan.   240Kb.  From the Coombs Buddhist Archives.  

The Genius of Haiku
: Readings from R. H. Blyth on Poetry, Life, & Zen.

Allen Ginsberg - Shadow Changes into Bone.   "The Clearinghouse for All Things Ginsberg."

The Golden Lantern   Edited by David McInerney.  

Gratitude.  By Sam Hamill.  Rochester, New York, BOA Editions, Ltd., 1998.  134 pages.

Great Fool
.    Zen Master Ryokan: Poems, Letters, and Other Writings.  Ryokan.    Translated by Peter Haskel.  Introduction by Ryuichi Abe.    University of Hawaii Press, 1996.  376 pages.  

Green Way Blog.  By Michael P. Garofalo.  Daily notes and observations on gardening, meditation and zen.  

Haiku.   By R. H. Blyth.    4 Volumes.  Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press, 1949-1952..

Haiku and Zen.    By George Marsh.   

The Haiku and Zen World of James W. Hackett (1929-)

Haiku Poems with the Stink of Zen

Haiku Poetry: Links, Bibliography, and Resources.   Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo.  220K+

Haiku: The Poerty of Zen.
   By Manuela Dunn Mascetti.   Hyperion Books, 1998.  56 pages. 

Haiku:  Zen Heart.     

Han Shan (c 760 CE)    Links, bibliography, portraits, selected poems.  

Han Shan Te'-Ch'ing (1246 - 1326)    Links, bibliography, selected poems.  

Han Shan and Shih-Te, The Mad Monks    12K+  Includes paintings of these laughing monks. 

Heart of Bamboo: Poetry and Music in the Zen Tradition.   By Sam Hamill.  Consortium Book Sales, 1999.  32 pages and audio CD. 

Heritage of Buddhist Poetry
.   By W. Crown. 

Hokku-Gate.    This Internet haiku school and discussion list is led by David Coomler. 

Hundred Mountain Journal - Poetry   A Buddhist journal with news, essays, fiction and poetry. 

I Don't Bow to Buddhas:  Poems of Yuan Mei.   Translated by J. P. Seaton.   Copper Canyon Press, 1997.   109 pages.  

Ikkyu and the Crazy Cloud Anthology: A Zen Poet of Medieval Japan
.    Translated by Sonya Arntzen. 

Ikkyu - Links and References

Ikkyu Sojun: A Zen Monk and His Poetry.    By Sonja Arntzen.   0914584995  

Index to Buddhism

Index of Coombs Papers - Buddhist Poetry  

Internet Sacred Text Archive

"Issa and Buddhism."  By David G. Lanoue.  Modern Haiku 32, No. 1  (2001): 35-40.

Issa: Cup-of-Tea Poems; Selected Haiku of Kobayashi Issa
.    Translated by David G. Lanoue.  Berkeley: Asian Humanities Press, 1991.     Haiku of Kobayashi Issa    Issa was a Pure Land Buddhist.

Issa - Links and References

Japanese Death Poems.
   Written by Zen monks and haiku poets on the verge of death.   Complied with an  introduction by Yoel Hoffmann.  Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle, 1998.  Index, glossary, 366 pages.

Japanese Death Poetry.    The poems are presented in both Japanese (romaji) and English version forms.  Mitch Campbell has selected poems dealing with death from samurai, haiku poets, and a large selection from Ogura Hyakunin Isshu.  

The Japanese Haiku Masters: Links and Bibliography   Basho, Ikkyu, Issa, Buson, Shiki.  Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo. 

Kim, Chang Sik - Zen Master    The poetry of Zen master Chang Sik Kim.  Titles:  The Wind Never Stops, The World's Flowers, The Stars Shine - The Ocean is Blue,  The Sky is Blue - The Water is Clear.  

Koan Riddles of Zen Masters

Laughing Lost in the Mountains: Poems of Wang Wei.   Translations by Tony Barnstone, Willis Barnstone, and Xu Haixin.  University Press of New England, 1991.   Introduction, notes, bibliography, 174 pages.  Wang Wei ( circa 699-761) a Chinese government official, poet, and Taoist/Buddhist. 

Leaves from the Buddha's Grove.    Extensive selection of both ancient and contemporary poems and stories from the Theravada and Zen Buddhist traditions.  200K+.   Compiled by Anders Honoré. 

Light and Dust Anthology of Poetry.   Extensive website.

Lotus Moon: The Poetry of the Buddhist Nun Rengetsu
.   Translated by John Stevens.  Weatherhill, 1994. 

Love's Silence and Other Poems
.  By Yong-Un Han.  Translated by Jaihiun Kim and Ronald B. Hatch. Ronsdale Press, 1999.  136 pages.  

Mahakasyapa's Smile and Other Poems
.   By Alan Altany.  

Mahayana Buddhist Scriptures in English
.    An excellent index. 

Master Chang San-Feng   Taoist Immortal

Bill Menza's Poems

Metaphysical Duets.   By Mazie O'Hearn, Robert O'Hearn and Michael P. Garofalo.

Mirror for the Moon. 
Translated by William R. LaFleur.  New York, New Directions, 1978.  A translation of 173 poems by Sato Norikiyo, "Saigyo" 1118-1190. 

Modern Buddhist Poetry

Moment to Moment
.    By David Budbill.   Poems of the Zen recluse on Judevine Mountain.   Consortium Books, 1999.  118 pages. 

Moon in the Pines: Zen Haiku Poetry
.   By Jonathan Clements.   Viking Press, 2000.  96 pages. 

Motion and Emotion in Medieval Japanese Buddhism.   By Stepen Heine. 

Mountain Tasting: Zen Haiku by Santoka Taneda.
   Poems by Sant-oka Taneda (1882-1940).  Translated and with an introduction by John Stevens.    New York, Weatherhill, 1980.   126 pages.

Mountain Water School of Haiku.    This Internet haiku school is led by David Coomler.  Refer also to Hokku-Way,  a collection of over 260 notes and short essays about writing haiku by David Coomler.  Strong Zen outlook in this group of writers. 

Mountains and Rivers Without End
.   By Gary Snyder.  Counterpoint Press, 1997.   176 pages.   Workshop.

Mountains and Rivers Zen School

New and Selected Poems.   By Stephen Berg.   Copper Canyon Press, 1992.   219 pages. 

New Ch'an Forum - Zen Creativity   65K  

NonDuality Salon   An extensive and informative website featuring discussions, stories, poems, quotes, links, reference tools, directories, discussion groups, and links.  

Noosphere - Zen Poems

Ohio Zen Poems: Inside the Garden
.    By Larry Smith.   Bottom Dog Press, 1989.

One Hundred Frogs: From Matsuo Basho to Allen Ginsberg
By Hiroaki Sato.   New York, Weatherhill, 1983, 1995.

One Hundred Poems from the Chinese
.   By Kenneth Rexroth.   W. W. Norton, 1971.  146 pages.

One Hundred Poems from the Japanese
.   By Kenneth Rexroth.    W. W. Norton, 1964.  140 pages.

One Robe, One Bowl: The Zen Poetry of Ryokan
.   Translated by John Stevens.   Weatherhill, 1977. 88 pages.  ISBN: 0834801264.

Pacific Zen Institute Poetry Archive   Numerous selections.   

Kenneth Patchen (1911-1972)  Poems, bibliography, notes, links. 

Path of the Flowering Thorn: The Life and Poetry of Yosa Buson.
  By Makoto Ueda.  Stanford, California, Stanford University Press, 1998.   Bibliography, index, indexes to hokku,
appendices, 226 pages.

The Penguin Book of Zen Poetry
.  Translated by Lucien Stryk and edited by Shinkichi Takahashi.  Penguin USA, 1977, 1988 Reprint edition.  The Penguin Book of Zen Poetry Excerpts.     Selections from the Penguin Book of Zen Poetry.  30K. 

Pieces of Map, Pieces of Music
.    By Robert Bringhurst and Yim Tse.   Copper Canyon Press, 1987.  127 pages.

Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems
.    By Diane DiPrima.  San Francisco, City Lights, 1990.  206 pages.

The Pillow Head Collects Your Dreams: A Volume of Zen Poetry
.   Dorrance Pub., 1996.  88 pages. 

Poems by Chinese Zen-Taoist Immortal Women Poets   

Poems of the Five Mountains: An Introduction to the Literature of the Zen Monasteries
.  Introduction and translations by Marian Ury.   Second, Revised Edition.   CJS Publications, 1992.  104 pages. 

The Poetics of Ch'an:Upaayic Poetry and Its Taosist Enrichment.   By Sandra A.Wawrytko. 

Poetry and Haiku Books - Wisdom Books   35K

Poetry and Mindfulness    9K

Poetry and Mysticism.  By Colin Wilson.  San Francisco, City Lights Books, 1970.  227 pages. 

Poetry Chaikhana: Sacred Poetry from Around the World - Zen/Chan Poets.  

Poetry Mountain

Poetry of Enlightenment: Poems by Ancient Chan Masters
.  By Master Sheng-Yen.  
Dharma Drum  Publications, 1989.  103 pages.

Poetry of Han-Shan
.   By Robert G. Henricks.   SUNY Series in Buddhist Studies.  
State University of New York Press, 1990.   486 pages. 

Poetry of the Dharma   Over 40 poems. 

The Poetry of Zen.   By Edited and translated by Sam Hamill and J. P. Seaton.  
Shambhala Publications, 2004.  160 pages.  ISBN: .1570628637.

Poetry, Proverbs and Sayings From Zen and Taoism.  12K

Pointing at the Moon
.  One Hundred Zen Koans from Chinese Masters.   Translation by
Alexander Holstein.   Charles E. Tuttle, 1994. 

Proverbial Zen.    Poems by Sam Hazelhurst.  45K.




A Quiet Room: The Poetry of Zen Master Jakushitsu.    Jakushitsu (1290-1367). 
Translated by Arthur Braverman.  Charles E. Tuttle, 2000.   128 pages.  




Revolutionary Rexroth: Poet of East-West Wisdom.   By Morgan Gibson.   300K+

R. H. Blyth and Zen.        Reginald Horace Blyth  (1898-1964)  Biography, links, quotations.

Riprap and Cold Mountain Poems
.    By Gary Snyder.   Translations of the Zen poet
Han-Shan from  the Cold Mountain.  North Point Press, 1990.  67 pages.  Reissue edition. 

The Roaring Stream: A New Zen Reader.   Edited by Nelson Foster and Jack Shoemaker.
Ecco Press, 1996.  374 pages.  ISBN: 0880013443.  MGC.  

The Romanticism of 17th Century Japanese Poetry
.   By Douglas Kenning.  Mellen Press,
1997.   280 pages.  ISBN:  0773484787.   Table of Contents

Ryokan's Poetry - Selections   20 poems. 

Ryokan: Zen Monk - Poet of Japan
.    Translated by Burton Watson.  New York, Columbia
University Press, 1977.  126 pages. 




Sacred Text Archive

Saigyo: Poems of a Mountain Home
.    Translated by Burton Watson.   New York, Columbia
University Press, 1991.   240 pages.  Sato Norikiyo, "Saigyo" 1118-1190. 

Satori.    By Satya Bhushan Verma.   23K.

A Sampler of Zen Poems   Ryokan, Ikkyu, and Basho.  13K

Seeds from a Birch Tree: Writing Haiku and the Spiritual Journey.
    By Clark Strand.  New York,
Hyperion,  1997.  188 pages.  The author was a Zen Buddhist monk for many years, before becoming a
family man and householder in the Eastern U.S..  A gentle and warmhearted introduction to writing haiku
as a way of being a more creative and  insightful  person.  Emphasis is upon writing a 5-7-5 style form. 

The Shape of the Journey: New and Collected Poems
.    By Jim Harrison.   Copper Canyon Press,
1998.  476 pages.    Selections.  

Shodoka by Yoka Genkaku (665-713 CE) - Selected Poems

.   By Judith Roitman.   Elmwood, CT: Potes & Poets Press, 1999.   50 pages. 

Song of Enlightenment.   By Great Master Yung Chia of The T'ang Dynasty.   Commentary by
Tripitaka Master Hsuan Hua.   Translated into English by the International Institute For The
Translation of Buddhist Texts, Dharma Realm Buddhist University.   120K. 

Song of the Precious Mirror Samadhi.  230Kb.  From the Coombs Buddhist Archive.  

The Sound of Water:  Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, and Other Poets.   Translated by Sam Hamill.
Illustrated by Kaji Aso.    Shambhala Publications, 2000.  152 pages.    Miniature edition.

Gary Snyder - Links

Gary Snyder (1930-)      Smokey the Bear Sutra

The Song of Enlightenment    By Ch'an Master Hsuan Chuen of Yung Chia.  19K   

Soto School of Zen - Verses

The Sound of One Poem Singing.   By Michael Henry.  Notes about Ryokan.  7K. 

The Spirit of Gardening

Spiritwalk Quotations.    Hundreds of inspiriational quotations, many from Eastern traditions. 

Spiritwalk Zen Quotes

Stories and Poetry from Buddhist Friends

Lucien Stryk  1924-.   Biographical timeline, selected quotes by and about Lucien Stryk,
links, credits, and bibliography.   45K.   Indexed by Michael P. Garofalo.   Coming in 2/2001.



Taijiquan and Qigong - Cloud Hands   

Taoist and Zen Poetry

Taoist Poetry   The Taoist Cultural Arts Association

Tao Mountain

Tao Speaks: Poems by Chinese Zen-Taoist Immortal Women Poets.  22K+. 

Teaching Haiku Poetry   45K  Links and Bibliography.

Temple Dusk: Zen Haiku
.   Edited by Mitsu Suzuki, translated by Kazuaki Tanahashi and
Gregory A. Wood.   Parallax Press, 1992. 

Tendai Lotus Teachings

Ten Bulls.   By Kakuan.  Transcribed by Nyogen Senzaki and Paul Reps.   Illustrated
by Tomikichiro Tokuriki.    

Terebess Asia Online

Thomas Merton's Poetry: Emblems of a Sacred Season.     By Alan Altany.   94K.

The Three Hundred Missing Poems of Han Shan.   By Mazie O'Hearn and 
Robert O'Hearn.   1000KB.   

Three Zen Masters: Ikkyu, Hakuin, Ryokan
.    By John Stevens.  Kodansha, 1993.  161 pages.

Tibetan Geshe on Poetry    30K

Timely Rain: Selected Poetry of Chogyam Trungpa
.    Edited by David I. Rome.  Introduction
by Allen Ginsberg.  Shambhala Publications, 1998. Shambhala Centaur Editions, 144 pages.

Touching the Edge:  Dharma Devotions from the Hummingbird Sangha
.    By Michael McClure.
Shambala Press, 1999.

Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho.
   By Haruo Shirane.
Palo Alto, California, Stanford University Press, 1998.  294 pages. 

Triumph of the Sparrow: Zen Poems of Shinkichi Takahashi.   Translated by Takashi Ikemoto
and Lucien Stryk.   Grove Press, 2000.   192 pages.

Touching the Edge: Dharma Devotions from the Hummingbird Sangha.   By Michael McClure. 
Shambhala Publications, 1999.  128 pages. 

Two Zen Classics : The Gateless Gate and The Blue Cliff Records.   Translated by Katsuki
Sekida.  Shambhala Press, 2005.  418 pages.  ISBN: 1590302826.


Unforgotten Dreams: Poems by the Zen Monk Shotetsu.   Translated by Steve D. Carter. Columbia
University Press, 1997. 232 pages.

Unknown Simplicity.    By Truong Dinh.  6K


Valley Spirit Journal   By Michael P. Garofalo.   Gardening, Taijiquan, Qigong, Yoga, Poetry, and Zen.  

Verses from the Center:  A Buddhist Vision of the Sublime
.   Edited by Stephen Batchelor.  
Riverhead Books, 2000.   181 pages.  

Verses of Sen-No-Rikyu, Tea Master    

Verses on the Five Ranks.   By Tung-Shan (806-869)

Vietnamese Poetry: The Classical Tradition.   By Nguyen Ngoc Binh.   46K




What Book: Buddha Poems from Beat to Hiphop.    Edited by Gary Gach.  Introduction by
Peter Coyote.   Parallax Press, 1998.  248 pages. 

What do you think, my friend?    (Writings on Buddhism)  300K+

WhatWeb: On-Line Mindful Poetry Zone   By Gary Gach. 

When I Find You Again, It Will Be in Mountains: Selected Poems of Chia Tao
.  Translated
by Mike O'Connor.  Wisdom Publications, 2000.   160 pages.  ISBN: 0861711726.

Where We Are: Selected Poems and Zen Translations
.   By Lucien Stryk.  Skoob Books
Pub., 1997.  192 pages.

Whisper Beauty's Chinese Poetry Garden   

Wild Ivy: The Spiritual Autobiography of Zen Master Hakuin.  Translated by 
Norman Waddell.  Boston, Shambhala, 2001.  Index, bibliography, 
extensive notes, 177 pages.   ISBN: 1570627703.  MGC.  

Wild Ways: Zen Poems of Ikkyu
.    Translated by John Stevens.   Boston,
Shambala, 1995.  131 pages.

Wisdom Anthology of North American Buddhist Poetry.  Edited by Andrew Schelling.  
Wisdom Publications, 2005.  332 pages.  SBN: 0861713923.

Women's Early Eastern Spirituality    Over 35 articles dealing with religion, art, literature, and history.

The Wordless Poem:  A Study of Zen in Haiku
.    By Eric Amann.   Toronto, Ontario,
The Haiku Society of Canada,  1978.  

Wordsworth and the Zen Mind: The Poetry of Self-Emptying
.   By John G. Rudy.  
State University of New  York Press, 1996.   284 pages. 




Zen and Japanese Culture
.   By Daisetz T. Suzuki.  Princeton, 1959.  Bollingen Series, 
#64.  478 pages.

Zen and Art
(Deux Versants).   By Luc Boussard.

Zen and Poetry.    By Cynthia Muraca.  A definition of zen poetry.  5K

Zen and Poetry    An interview with Zen Master Seung Sahn and Primary Point staff.   8K

Zen and the Birds of Appetite
.   By Thomas Merton.   New York, New Directions, 1968.

Zen and Zen Classics.
  By R. H. Blyth.  Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press [1960-1970],  5 Volumes. 

Zen Art.   By Monk Song Yoon.  

Zen Buddhism And Its Relationship to Elements of Eastern And Western Arts.  
By Fredric Lieberman.   42K.   Includes a bibliography. 

Zen Buddhism in Chicago    Extensive website. 

Zen Buddhism WWW Virtual Library.    Edited by Dr T.Matthew Ciolek.

Zen Buddhist Books at    210K. 

Zen/Chan Poets and Poetry.  Poetry Chaikhana: Sacred Poetry from Around the World.  

Zen Flesh, Zen Bones
.   A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings.  Compiled by Paul Reps and
Nyogen Senzaki.   Boston, Shambhala, 1994.  Tuttle, 1957.  285 pages - Shambhala Pocket

The Zen Fool - Ryokan
.   By Misao Kodama and Hikosaku Yanagishima.   Charles E. Tuttle, 2000. 

A Zen Forest: Sayings of the Masters.  Compiled and translated with an introduction by
Soiku Shigematsu.  New York, Weatherhill, 1981. 

A Zen Harvest: Japanese Folk Zen Sayings     Compiled and translated with an introduction
by Soiku Shigematsu.  Foreward by Robert Aitken.  San Francisco, North Point Press,
1988.  Index, 174 pages. 

Zen: Images, Texts, and Teachings
.   By Miriam Levering.   Introduction by Lucien Stryk. 
Artisan, 2000.  160 pages.

Zen Interpretations of Haiku: A Reappraisal.    By Martin Lucas.

Zen Kansa/s/
.   By Hans Bremer.   Tilt Books, 1995.

Zen Masters: A Maverick, a Master of Masters, and a Wandering Poet.  By John Stevens.  
Kodansha International, 1999.   168 pages.   

Zen Masters Say - Zen Poems   285Kb.  From the Coombs Buddhist Archive.  

Zen Nature.  Meditation, philosophy, practice, art, and poetry.  Created by Luke.  

Zenophilia Series:  Zen and Taoist Inspired Poetry.  By Bob Harbinson.  

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Selected Quotations:  One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine
Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo.  

Zen Poems   3K    5 poems.

Zen Poems    9K   

Zen Poems.   By Michael P. Garofalo.  160Kb+.  

Zen Poems: "Above the Fog" by Mike Garofalo

Zen Poems and Haikus.

Zen Poems and Quotations.   138K.

Zen Poems.    Art and poems by Karine & Anh Nguyen-Tuong.

Zen Poems and Koans    34K

Zen Poems by Judo.    20K+

Zen Poems I.   Zen Poems II.     By Dietrich Roloff.    Poems in  German.  150K+

Zen Poems by Vo-Dinh
.   Translated by Teo Savory and Thich Nhat Hanh.   Unicorn Press.

Zen Poems.   Edited by Peter Harris.  New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999.  256 pages.  Review.

Zen Poems of China and Japan:  The Crane's Bill
.   Translated by Lucien Stryk
and Takashi Ikemoto.  Grove Press, 1988.  143 pages.

Zen Poems of the Five Mountains
.   By David Pollack.  New York, Crossroad Pub.,
1985.  166 pages.

Zen: Poems, Prayers, Sermons, Anecdotes, Interviews
.  Translations by Lucien Stryk and
Takashi Ikemoto.  Swallow Press, 1982.  210 pages.

Zen Poetry.  Links and bibliography, selected quotes, notes, short poems, and special
webpages on noted Zen poetry scholars and translators: e.g., R. H. Blyth, L. Stryk.
Compiled by Michael P. Garofalo.  360Kb+  

Zen Poetry Blog RSS Feed in XML  Zen Poetry Blog RSS Feed in XML

Zen Poetry    3K

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Zen Poetry.    Selected poems by J. Rittscher.   11K

Zen Poetry -  A Haiku Diary.    By Vigyanand Fuglsang, Denmark.

Zen Poetry.   By Michael P. Garofalo.  160Kb+.  

Zen Poetry - All Spirit    6K   

Zen Poetry and Sayings Collection of Bruce Jones .  13Kb.  

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Zen Poetry: A Sampling of Masters   Selections from 8 Chinese and Japanese poets that have both
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Zen Poetry: Let the Spring Breeze Enter
.   Translated by Lucien Stryk and Takahashi Ikemoto. 
Grove Press, 1995.    124 pages. 

Zen Poetry of Do Chong Peop Sa.   Cold Heart Thawing and Peering Through the Cloud
Ocean Eyes Zen Center.

The Zen Poetry Of Dogen: Verses from the Mountain of Eternal Peace
By Steven Heine. Boston: Charles E. Tuttle Co. Inc., 1997, viii + 208 pages, 
ISBN: 0804831076.   Review  Review.    Essay.

Zen Poetry:  Selected Quotations.  500K+.     One, Two, Three, Four, Five ...

Zen, Poetry, the Art of Lucien Stryk
.  Edited by Susan Porterfield.  Swallow Press, 1993.  
400 pages, notes, bibliography.    

Zen Poetry: Upaya Zen Center: Zen Practice   17Kb

Zen Quotations and Related Buddhist Texts.  Compiled by Frank .  181K.

Zen Sayings.   70Kb.   From the Coombs Buddhist Archives.  

Zen's Chinese Heritage: The Masters and Their Teachings.  By Andy Ferguson.  
Foreword by Reb Anderson.  Boston, Wisdom Publications, 2000.   Glossaries, 
name lists, bibliography, index, 518 pages.  ISBN: 0861711637.  

Zen Soup
.   Edited by Laurence G. Boldt.   Penguin, 1997.   

Zen Time      Poems by Bill Brown.    8K.

Zen Verses and Poems    21K. 

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A Zen Wave:  Basho's Haiku and Zen
.   By Robert. Aitken.    Weatherhill, 1979.   192 pages.

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The Zen Works of Stonehouse: Poems and Talks of a 14th Century Chinese Hermit
Translated by Red Pine (Bill Porter).   Mercury House, 1999.   192 pages.   Review.




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