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by Norman Fischer
 

Poetry. "Those of us who think about the reality of things do not do so because we have plenty of time. Reality is not a fixed and immutable attribute of things but a process, a fast or slow unfolding. And we don't know with certainty that reality has been given limitless time. Norman Fischer's urgent sensitivity to the metamorphoses at hand makes his writing real

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Poetry. "Those of us who think about the reality of things do not do so because we have plenty of time. Reality is not a fixed and immutable attribute of things but a process, a fast or slow unfolding. And we don't know with certainty that reality has been given limitless time. Norman Fischer's urgent sensitivity to the metamorphoses at hand makes his writing real"--Lyn Hejinian.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780937013212
Publisher:
Potes & Poets Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1987
Pages:
62

Meet the Author


Norman Fischer is a Zen Buddhist priest. A former abbot of the San Francisco Zen Center, he is the founder and teacher for the Everyday Zen Foundation, a network of communities and projects. Fischer began publishing poetry in the late 1970's as part of a Bay Area group of experimental writers. His books include Turn Left In Order To Go Right (O Books, 1989), Precisely The Point Being Made (O Books/Chax Press 1993), Jerusalem Moonlight (Clear Glass Publications, 1995), The Narrow Roads of Japan (Ex Nihilo Press 1998), Success (Singing Horse Press, 2000), Slowly but Dearly (Chax Press, 2004), I Was Blown Back (Singing Horse Press 2005) Charlotte's Way (TinFish 2008). His latest prose work is Sailing Home: Using the Wisdom of Homer's Odyssey to Navigate Life's Perils and Pitfalls (Simon and Schuster, 2008).

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