Reflections

HAMATZAV

HAMATZAV

by Eve Marko   My mom’s sleeping. She never realized that I was supposed to have been gone by now. She lies in bed and a small noise wakes her up: “Did you eat...


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8410

8410

By Roshi Harvey Daiho Hilbert Dressed in the black robes of a Zen priest and looking out from my meditation cushion, my eyes fell on the statue of Buddha in my temple. As a...


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Yasutani-roshi, Zen, and Haiku

Yasutani-roshi, Zen, and Haiku

Editor’s Note: Image from Wiki Commons, in the public domain: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Haku%27un_Yasutani_and_Phillip_Kapleau.jpg   By Stephen Billias In the fantasy novel The American Book of the Dead, a black comedy about World War III, the main...


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'til morning

’til morning

Editors Note:  Gregory Seizan Clark was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2019. ZPI published Snow Falling on Cedar in early 2020. Included with this reprint is ‘til morning, an update from Seizan and a...


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The Call

The Call

by Kineret Ando Yardena Is it possible that not every call is a call to completion? Is it possible to finish something walking away, a prism of light streaming behind you, with grief for...


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Are we getting it wrong?

Are we getting it wrong?

Are we getting it wrong? By Kayleigh M. Stack Writer, Acupuncturist, Theatrical Provocateur  The liminal spaces in which momentary sighs of relief arise are so often not within the soils we’ve been turning. The...


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