Zuihitsu

Zuihitsu-occasional writings,random jottings, brush strokes, stray notes, journal entries “made famous in The Pillow Book”


Wikipedia’s definition of zuihitsu.

This week I read The Narrow Road to the Interior Poems by Kimiko Hahn

Here is an example of Kimoko Hahn’s Zuihitsu I found online.

Is blogging zuihitsu? I’m unsure because I think most bloggers write not only for themselves but to gain an audience and make money, but if you truly use your blog as a place to randomly jot down thoughts I would guess that it would be comparable or similar to this Japanese style of writing.

Thinking about random thoughts,
The Writing Nag

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