David Cravens’ epic poem “American Zen” counts as one of the more ambitious works ever published in The Dewdrop.
Tim Burkett on enlightenment, meditation, and the balance of traditional and contemporary practices.
The psychology of acceptance and the understanding ‘that there is only one ultimate reality or source of activity in the universe.’
Steve Fay’s “turnings: a suite of poems” is something special, a sequence of earthy fragments tumbling down the page like detritus.
Adam Jon Miller offers readers a peek at a part of series of poems inspired by the ancient Chinese poets with his “anthology”.
Zen Master Tangen Harada Roshi on how understanding the truth of emptiness can reveal Original Mind.
Chinese Nun Ziyong Chengru on the pain of parting and how to draw solace from the cyclical nature of time and landscape.
With Zen-like simplicity, poet Jerrice J. Baptiste invites us to a seat at her table with the delectable “Spicy Buddha”.
Poets Joshua St. Claire and Amber Winter weave together a collaborative duet, offering a traditional kasen renga with “Out Into the Light”.
As gently as the narrator of the poem relocates a spider, Erika Seshadri carefully places her quiet poem “Eviction Notice” at our feet.