Andō is creating Zen poetry letters, books, prints and audio
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Tiers
Pledge $3 or more per month
$3 or more per month

silent sitting —

birdsong

after the rain


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

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

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 inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written and recorded. (Text, image, audio and occasional video posts.) Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $10 or more per month
$10 or more per month
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 Small Silences, my forthcoming first poetry collection (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 or more per month
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 or more per month
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: 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 $50 or more per month
$50 or more per month
A connoisseur of poetry, your pledge makes the creation of the first limited edition handcrafted books possible.


At the end of each year of patronage, besides all the other good things, you will receive a signed limited edition handcrafted book of all my favourite works from the past year.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $100 or more per month
$100 or more per month
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.

Pledge $150 or more per month
$150 or more per month
You love tea, silence, and conversation. Maybe you have questions to ask. Maybe I have answers to give. Or silence.


You'll receive a bi-monthly 60 minute personal Skype call with me. We'll share tea, smiles, conversation and silence. We can meditate, or talk, you choose.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $500 or more per month
$500 or more per month
A nature lover, you love quiet journeys and adventures. Your pledge buys walking shoes, funding quiet journeys that will become poems, prose, books and prints.


You're invited to join me for retreat, to walk with me, in nature. I'll bring tea. We'll share tea, silence, or conversation. Ask me a question or two. Mostly, we'll quietly walk. The nature can also be a mountain, a river, a coastline, or lake setting. 


You can spend an hour, or a day. I'll be there.


Plus all previous rewards.

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

silent sitting —

birdsong

after the rain


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

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

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 inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written and recorded. (Text, image, audio and occasional video posts.) Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $10 or more per month
$10 or more per month
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 Small Silences, my forthcoming first poetry collection (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 or more per month
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 or more per month
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: 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 $50 or more per month
$50 or more per month
A connoisseur of poetry, your pledge makes the creation of the first limited edition handcrafted books possible.


At the end of each year of patronage, besides all the other good things, you will receive a signed limited edition handcrafted book of all my favourite works from the past year.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $100 or more per month
$100 or more per month
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.

Pledge $150 or more per month
$150 or more per month
You love tea, silence, and conversation. Maybe you have questions to ask. Maybe I have answers to give. Or silence.


You'll receive a bi-monthly 60 minute personal Skype call with me. We'll share tea, smiles, conversation and silence. We can meditate, or talk, you choose.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $500 or more per month
$500 or more per month
A nature lover, you love quiet journeys and adventures. Your pledge buys walking shoes, funding quiet journeys that will become poems, prose, books and prints.


You're invited to join me for retreat, to walk with me, in nature. I'll bring tea. We'll share tea, silence, or conversation. Ask me a question or two. Mostly, we'll quietly walk. The nature can also be a mountain, a river, a coastline, or lake setting. 


You can spend an hour, or a day. I'll be there.


Plus all previous rewards.