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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Japanese Verse Zen Poetry One doesn't have to practice Zen Buddhism to enjoy the beauty and simplicity of Zen poetry. Looking deeper with understanding will enhance any experience and Zen poetry is the perfect conduit. Zen Poetry could be called a school of poetry but I have concluded that Zen poetry is any contemplative piece that shares a moment of awareness as a result of deep meditation. Zen (Japanese) or Chan (Chinese) literally means meditation and Zen Buddhists believe that meditation is at the center of the journey to enlightenment. "