Modern Remedy

Live-streamed chaos warps social norms – mindfulness, art of Zen – balance. (For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge: zen/ chaos.)

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Zen In Hand

Originally posted on stepsandpauses:
March 16, 2018.  This poem emerged while studying Zen poets – mostly male, but one female poet made the syllabus.  Otagaki Rengetsu (1791–1875) became a Japanese Buddhist nun and one of the country’s most respected female artists – combining her poetry, calligraphy, and pottery.  She learned from Kyoto potters and decorated her…

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