june 2017

otata 18

Two Masters

Visits with Robert Lax in Greece (1984 & 1985)

by John Levy

Cid Corman and ORIGIN: A Personal Account

by David Miller

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Submissions remain open for the July issue.


Otata will come again
one day
late fall in the mountains

— Santoka as translated by Burton Watson

Otata mo aru hi wa kite kureru yama no aki fukaku

As Watson notes, “Otata was a woman who went around selling fish in the area of Santoka’s cottage in Matsuyama.”


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