By Ko Un,Brother Anthony,Young-moo Kim,Gary Gach
“Bodhisattva of Korean poetry, exuberant, demotic, ample, enthusiastic about poetic construction . . . Ko Un is an impressive poet, blend of Buddhist cognoscente, passionate political libertarian, and naturalist historian.”—Allen Ginsberg
"Korea's maximum dwelling Zen poet."—Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Flowers of a Moment is a treasure trove of greater than one hundred eighty short poems by way of a huge global poet on the apex of his profession. A four-time Nobel Prize nominee,Ko Un grew up in Korea throughout the jap profession. through the Korean warfare, he was once conscripted by way of the People's military. In 1952, he grew to become a Buddhist and lived a monastic lifestyles for ten years.
For his activism confronting South Korea's dictatorial army govt, he used to be imprisoned and tortured. He has released a couple of hundred volumes of poetry, essays, fiction, drama, and translations of chinese language poetry.
to develop into a wolf underneath a fats complete moon
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