Free, by Paul Reps

Paul Reps (1895–1990) was an American artist, poet, and author best known for his pioneering book that helped introduce Zen to the West, Zen Flesh, Zen Bones.

Parabola is honored to have the opportunity to present these leaves from Reps’s private notebooks and chapbooks, published here by permission of Tomoe Leitel and the Estate of Paul Reps.

—The Editors