This Side of Time: Poems by Ko Un
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Dimensions (in):8.9 x 5.9 x 0.4
- Publication Date:April 17, 2012
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"Ko Un's poems evoke the open creativity and fluidity of nature, and funny turns and twists of mind. Mind is sometimes registered in Buddhist terms—Buddhist practice being part of Ko Un's background. Ko Un writes spare, short-line lyrics direct to the point, but often intricate in both wit and meaning. Ko Un has now traveled worldwide and is not only a major spokesman for all Korean culture, but a voice for Planet Earth Watershed as well." —Gary Snyder
Ko Un is one of the most respected poets in Korea and has been nominated several times for the Nobel Prize in Literature.
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