Tag Archives: Philip Whalen

523. Body, Speech, Mind

In this poem from the 2015 August Poetry Postcard Fest the fact I was reading Philip Whalen’s biography is reflected and because of that some Buddhist notions. Other factors include a touch of Subud cosmology and more of my summer 2015 fascination … Continue reading

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Very Serious & Full of Vegetables

I FINALLY finished Crowded by Beauty, the wonderful biography of Philip Whalen. David Schneider brings a Zen perspective to chronicle the life of a poet who, along with Gary Snyder and Lew Welch, was considered one of the NW Beat … Continue reading

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506. Curved Projections

This is the first “official” poetry postcard of mine for 2015, year 9. I sent out one “practice card” to someone from last year’s list, but THIS year I decided to use Joanne Kyger‘s new book On Time as a source … Continue reading

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