Tag: Joanne Kyger

Joanne Kyger: Poetry, Zen, and Counterculture

Born on this day November 19, 1934, Joanne Kyger, a prominent figure in the poetry scene of the mid-20th century, skillfully wove together elements of Zen Buddhist philosophy and countercultural themes in her work. A prolific writer and insightful observer of human nature, she was deeply influenced by her travels and studies in Japan, where …

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