RIP Lou Hartman

Lou Hartman died today at 3:45pm.  He was 96 years old.

(These are Lou’s poems from Inquiring Mind, Fall 2008 edition)

First Sesshin with Suzuki Roshi
What a laugh!
The actor serving tea in the zendo
Thinks he’s me!

Enlightenment is like
The square root of minus one:
Imaginary but useful
In solving certain personal equations


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Gretchen lives in San Francisco. She writes about Zen practice and mundane moments on a planet that is increasingly ... hot.
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