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Living at the Monastery, Working in the Kitchen contains poems of funny, fleeting enlightenment ignited more by close, current, continuous observation of the ordinary than by assuming a permanent pinnacle of wisdom. Written in the voice of Shih-te, cook and janitor at Kuo-ch'sing monastery during the T'sang Dynasty and chum to the famed Han-shan (Cold Mountain), these lineLiving at the Monastery, Working in the Kitchen contains poems of funny, fleeting enlightenment ignited more by close, current, continuous observation of the ordinary than by assuming a permanent pinnacle of wisdom. Written in the voice of Shih-te, cook and janitor at Kuo-ch'sing monastery during the T'sang Dynasty and chum to the famed Han-shan (Cold Mountain), these lines spit fire and savor salt....

Title : Living at the Monastery, Working in the Kitchen: Poems
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ISBN : 9781587750045
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 72 Pages
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Living at the Monastery, Working in the Kitchen: Poems Reviews

  • Sue
    2018-12-03 04:51

    I love reading the ancient asian poets & Eric Paul Shaffer's Living at the Monastery could have actually have been written long ago. I like his poetry & really loved the poor old cook . An interesting poetry book since I'm a huge fan of Basho & his contemporaries.

  • Eric Shaffer
    2018-12-03 10:52