Maitreyabandhu was ordained in the Triratna Buddhist Order in 1990 and now teaches at the London Buddhist Centre. His poetry has won numerous accolades, including the Keats-Shelley Prize and the Basil Bunting Award. This poem is taken from his collection The Crumb Road, originally published in England by Bloodaxe Books and distributed in the US by Dufour Editions.
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