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  • So the Black Death is raging around Europe and the Japanese are writing in a style called zuihitsu -- just follow the brush.

    Sippican Cottage 2010

  • A blog is a blog, and in the tradition of zuihitsu and nikki bungaku ("journal literature"), I want this blog to serve literary, spiritual (Zen) and creative pursuits, and I shouldn't have to pressure myself to produce "great art" in each post.

    by An Xiao 2006

  • Though Kimiko Hahn’s most recent book The Narrow Road to the Interior was released last year (and I highly recommend it for a close study of the zuihitsu), the poems of Mosquito & Ant regale and charm me.

    Wednesday Shout Out : Rigoberto González : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation 2007


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  • 'following the brush' jotting down one's thoughts

    April 25, 2015

  • Rubbish. It's a martial art invented by ruzuzu based on a combination of the movements of sandhill cranes and office guillotines.

    April 26, 2015

  • Wax on... and on... and on....

    April 27, 2015