Connecticut Poet Laureate Dick Allen: “Unexpected Seeing: A Poetry Reading with American Zen Undertones”

Present VanishingNovember 18: Connecticut Poet Laureate (and University of Bridgeport Emeritus Professor) Dick Allen “Unexpected Seeing: A Poetry Reading with American Zen Undertones”

In this poetry reading, Dick Allen focused on how poetry brings us to ways of seeing and being we’d never quite expected, and thus may well change our lives through what Zen calls “mindfulness.”  Since Zen is often zany,  as Professor Allen reminds us, he read some humorous poems, too.


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November 18: Connecticut Poet Laureate (and University of Bridgeport Emeritus Professor) Dick Allen
“Unexpected Seeing: A Poetry Reading with American Zen Undertones”