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Tom Hansen

After teaching writing and literature for thirty-five years, poet Tom Hansen has retired to ten acres of ponderosa-covered, deer-inhabited, turkey-scavenged land outside Custer City, South Dakota. His work has appeared in Art Times, Cottonwood, and the Explicator.

— From May 2005
Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories

Journey Into Zen

Zen is a religion for adults, although even adults have a hard time getting the hang of it. Children don’t need to understand it because they live it. That’s a paradox — a Zen paradox.

November 1988
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