The poetry of the wind in the pines.
Poets such as Bashō, Saigyo, Issa, Rengetsu and others lived on income from patrons, donations and students.
A contemporary Zen poet, I live in this same ancient way.
As a patron, you’ll have exclusive access to new poems, notes and contemplations. Will you support me?
Listen to Andō: Silence in the Forest, part 1 of a recent interview on the Encountering Silence podcast.