August 15, 2011
Norman Fischer Reading at City Center

Poetry reading and book event

Fri, Sept 2, 7:30 – 9 pm
City Center, 300 Page Street, SF
Live video streamed on the  SFZC channel at LiveStream

Poet, Zen priest, and author Norman Fischer will read from his just-out book-length poem conflict.

Norman Fischer

conflict is an exploration of conflict in all its forms—conflict built into the mind and the nature of thought; conflict within the self; conflict between friends, lovers, communities, nations; war; torture. Norman will also read from other new work and be available for a question and answer session.

conflict will be published by Chax Press, Tucson, AZ.



“the” is “one”

“one” implies more

on the letters’ humps


in our language

so terribly convincing



they could be so alone


“who can help us


with our human