Ikkyu Sojun

(1394-1481 / Japan)

Do you like this poet?
8 person liked.
1 person did not like.


Ikkyū ( 1394-1481) was an eccentric, iconoclastic Japanese Zen Buddhist priest and poet. He had a great impact on the infusion of Japanese art and literature with Zen attitudes and ideals more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about Ikkyu Sojun

---
There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Ikkyu Sojun

A Meal Of Fresh Octopus

Lots of arms, just like Kannon the Goddess;
Sacrificed for me, garnished with citron, I revere it so!
The taste of the sea, just divine!
Sorry, Buddha, this is another precept I just cannot keep.

Read the full of A Meal Of Fresh Octopus

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Report Error]