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keen, aka J., lives in the USA. A literature gallery director, keen is a published poet in first-tier lit journals with over 10 years writing experience, having trained under mentors who have published in periodicals such as The New Yorker. keen in real life, draws on his experiences as a mountaineer and class 12 sport climber, with climbing experience in Switzerland, France, New Zealand, Hawaii, Colorado, and Utah. The philosophy of his writing is rooted in Zen Buddhism, with heavy influence from Capt James T Kirk and the letter "L".

Current Residence: northern continental shell\usa subgroup\
Favourite genre of music: industrial.techno.etc.
Favourite photographer: many.many.many.and on...
Favourite style of art: industrial cityscapism
Operating System: winxp
MP3 player of choice: winamp 3
Wallpaper of choice: supercollider
Skin of choice: mmd3
Favourite cartoon character: ghost in the shell


Wed Aug 15, 2007, 7:22 PM
Time to return.

Zen Haiku Links

Zen Buddhist Influence on Haiku…
Cold Mountain Poets
Qualities of Traditional Haiku…
The Art of Haiku Poetry…
Early Women Masters in Buddhism, Taoism, Shinto, and Zen…
The Haiku of Basho…
Laughter in Japanese Haiku…
RH Blyth and World Haiku…
Japanese Death Poetry…
Haiku of Kobayashi Issa…
Hundred Mountain Journal…
Poetry from the Zen Buddhist Order of Hsu Yun…
Interview with Zen Master Seung Sahn…
Poetry of the Dharma…
Buddhism Directory…
Chan and Zen…

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pwca Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012
i often wonder what has become of you. too long but such sweet memories of when we were all in bloom <3
freakinout Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Professional Photographer
saiun Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010
Hey, I just realized you submitted one of my haiku for a DD back in 2003. So, a very belated thank you. =D
r0b Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there!

Please support your fellow Senior Members by joining the brand new Official #SeniorMembers group here on DeviantART! In the near future we hope to be running various Senior projects and competitions!


Thanks for your time!

freakinout Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009  Professional Photographer
pyriel Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009
pwca Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2008
still /keen/ after all these years?

be well & be wicked,

teaspoons Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2007
of course it's a tentacle! ;) Hey man, good to see you again! :love: how's life treatin ya?
IzaLoozer Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Good to hear from you man...I hope all is well.

Peace. . .
faithwalker Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2007  Student Photographer
Dude!! You are back!! Drop me a line, would ya!!
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