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Robert Gray is the Thomas Hardy of Oz poetry. Not Thomas Hardy the poet. Thomas Hardy the novelist.

Every detail is described lovingly and contextualized. Every detail bears an equal weight. Every detail is exquisite and excrutiating.

In this one he gets it more or less right. The economy of the content demands an economical treatment.

http://inwardboundpoetry.blogspot.com.au/2009/01/764-to-master-den-zenji-robert-gray.html

http://www.poetryinternationalweb.net/pi/site/poet/item/459/15/Robert-Gray

http://sped2work.tripod.com/dogen.html

http://www.abuddhistlibrary.com/Buddhism/C%20-%20Zen/Ancestors/Dogen/9%20Poems/9%20Poems%20by%20Dogen.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D%C5%8Dgen

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/years-awakening

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/thomas-hardy

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