Andō

is creating contemplative poetry and prose

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patrons

$386

per month
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Pledge $3 or more per month
$3 per month
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silent sitting —

birdsong

after the rain


You'll receive poems, shared here as they’re written, long before they're published in book form. 

Pledge $5 or more per month
$5 per month
Reward

The finest, most sensitive writing tool of all is the spirit, that found at the heart of all beings. The spirit doesn’t have insight, it is insight.


You'll receive poems, inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written and recorded.

Pledge $10 or more per month
$10 per month
Reward

every breath

— a prayer

on the wind


You're a lover of poetry, especially haiku, monoku, fragments and other brief poetic forms.


You'll receive a copy of the ebook first edition of Ikebana Dreams, my forthcoming first poetry collection in the Small Silences series (currently in the editing and publishing phase). Prior to the official release of the completed book. Your name will be listed in the credits of the book.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $15 or more per month
$15 per month
Reward
A solitary white cloud, walking in the forest alone. Trees softly whisper sutras as I pass through.


For forest lovers and seekers. The Forest is a haiku memoir, in the tradition of Japanese haiku novels. A wandering poet-monk's forest life, stumbling along the path, meeting monks, mystics and masters, mountains, rivers and trees.


You'll receive the first Kindle edition of The Forest: a haiku memoir. Shared in chapters, as it is written, along with out-takes and behind the scenes insights. All prior to the official release date. 


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $25 or more per month
$25 per month
Reward

seeding a thousand forests

— a pine cone falls


A lover of silence in all its expressions, your pledge makes it possible to publish the first ebooks and paperbacks of my poetry and writings.


You'll receive the first Kindle edition of Echoes of Silence: notes, poetry and prose on the nature of silence. Shared in chapters, as it is written, along with out-takes and behind the scenes insights. All prior to the official release date. 


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $100 or more per month
$100 per month
Reward
A bibliophile, your pledge is the foundation on which our press is built. 


I’ll send you a signed book, plus any new books I publish, as soon as they leave the press. Straight to your door, with a handwritten note and a poem. 


Plus all previous rewards.

Posts

Tiers
Pledge $3 or more per month
$3 per month
Reward

silent sitting —

birdsong

after the rain


You'll receive poems, shared here as they’re written, long before they're published in book form. 

Pledge $5 or more per month
$5 per month
Reward

The finest, most sensitive writing tool of all is the spirit, that found at the heart of all beings. The spirit doesn’t have insight, it is insight.


You'll receive poems, inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written and recorded.

Pledge $10 or more per month
$10 per month
Reward

every breath

— a prayer

on the wind


You're a lover of poetry, especially haiku, monoku, fragments and other brief poetic forms.


You'll receive a copy of the ebook first edition of Ikebana Dreams, my forthcoming first poetry collection in the Small Silences series (currently in the editing and publishing phase). Prior to the official release of the completed book. Your name will be listed in the credits of the book.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $15 or more per month
$15 per month
Reward
A solitary white cloud, walking in the forest alone. Trees softly whisper sutras as I pass through.


For forest lovers and seekers. The Forest is a haiku memoir, in the tradition of Japanese haiku novels. A wandering poet-monk's forest life, stumbling along the path, meeting monks, mystics and masters, mountains, rivers and trees.


You'll receive the first Kindle edition of The Forest: a haiku memoir. Shared in chapters, as it is written, along with out-takes and behind the scenes insights. All prior to the official release date. 


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $25 or more per month
$25 per month
Reward

seeding a thousand forests

— a pine cone falls


A lover of silence in all its expressions, your pledge makes it possible to publish the first ebooks and paperbacks of my poetry and writings.


You'll receive the first Kindle edition of Echoes of Silence: notes, poetry and prose on the nature of silence. Shared in chapters, as it is written, along with out-takes and behind the scenes insights. All prior to the official release date. 


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $100 or more per month
$100 per month
Reward
A bibliophile, your pledge is the foundation on which our press is built. 


I’ll send you a signed book, plus any new books I publish, as soon as they leave the press. Straight to your door, with a handwritten note and a poem. 


Plus all previous rewards.