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POETRY FOR CRAZY COWBOYS AND ZEN MONKS

by Coffin, Raymond


$ 16.50


Santa Barbara, CA: Ross-Erickson, 1980. Stated First Printing of May, 1980. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF w/trace edge and surface wear. Collection of poems written during the seven-year period Texas-born, cowboy-monk, Raymond Coffin lived in a Renzai monastery in Kyoto, Japan. The monastery had over two thousand maples, the leaves turning "burgundy red, navaho yellow, or flaming red orange" before they fall. The opening poem, titled Momiji (maple) reads: "The leaves that fall/ Behind my broom/ Become tomorrow's/ Sweepings..." . First Edition, First Printing. Soft Cover. Collectible - Near Fine/None as Issued. Illus. by Michael Hofmann (Sumi-e Paintings).

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  • Bookseller: 100 POCKETS US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 009949
  • Title: POETRY FOR CRAZY COWBOYS AND ZEN MONKS
  • Author: Coffin, Raymond
  • Illustrator:Michael Hofmann (Sumi-e Paintings)
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Collectible - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: None as Issued
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10:0915520265
  • ISBN 13:9780915520268
  • Publisher: Ross-Erickson
  • Place: Santa Barbara, CA
  • Date published: 1980
  • Keywords: Anthology/Poetry/Verse
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry/Verse;

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