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Crow with No Mouth - Ikkyu, and Berg, Stephen (Translated by), and Stryk, Lucien (Preface by)

An eccentric classic of Zen poetry When Zen master Ikkyu Sojun (1394-1481) was appointed headmaster of the great temple at Kyoto, he lasted nine days before denouncing the rampant hypocrisy he saw among the monks there. He in turn invited them to look for him in the sake parlors of the Pleasure Quarters. A Zen monk-poet-calligrapher-musician, he ...

Crow with No Mouth 2000, Copper Canyon Press

ISBN-13: 9781556591525

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