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Joanne Kyger

JOANNE KYGER is an American poet. She has published more than twenty collections of poetry, including The Tapestry and the Web (1965), All This Every Day (1975), The Wonderful Focus of You (1979), Going On: Selected Poems 1958 - 1980 (1983), Just Space, poems 1979 - 1989 (1991), Again: Poems 1989 - 2000 (2001), As Ever: Selected Poems (2002), and About Now: Collected Poems (2007). She is also the author of the prose collection Strange Big Moon: Japan and India Journals 1960 - 1964 (1981). Kyger lives in Bolinas, California and occasionally teaches at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at the Naropa Institute in Colorado.

Dharma Committee Rules

All members of the Dharma Committee are Cool. if they stop being cool, other members of the Dharma Committee shall help them get back on a cool again.


big buddha, really huge, at least 100 feet high. People come up and pay homage. An earthy lady of the land offers that part of herself.


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JUNE 2020

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