Poetry. In writing SUCCESS, Norman Fischer set for himself the task of composing 28 lines, every day, for a year. What results is a moving portrait of a heart and mind in the world. This selection from the full text includes Fischer's important essay Do You Want to Make Something Out of It? Zen Meditation and the artistic impulse.
|Publisher:||Singing Horse Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)|
About 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).