Andrew Schelling

Magazine

Finding Their Voices

Buddhist culture in China is a story langely told by men, for men, and about men. Echoes occasionally emerge suggesting that women, too, made rich contributions, but how many names come to mind? In Daughters of Emptiness: Poems by Buddhist Nuns of China (Wisdom Publications, 2003, $16.95 paper), Beata Grant retrieves not only the namesbut […]

By Andrew Schelling

Magazine Arts & Culture

Instructions for Tea

                          (I) Bring a kettle of cold fresh water to boil. Scald teapotwith a dash of hot water. One slightly heaped teaspoon black or green leaf per cup:into your palm, then into the pot. Pour on water. With what’s left overheat up your […]

By Andrew Schelling

Magazine

Haibun

Rock is naturalist scripture. The deeper you go the older the story. Pikas & squirrels scamper over the top, then spiral descent from gone tooth & twig. Petrified bone sediment myth. Or psychic fossil? Horesetail & algae glow green again, come to life in car engines. Fantastic shapes, old as forests. And now the likelihood […]

By Andrew Schelling
Temple
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