Heart Mountain Bungei: Short Story

The Heart Mountain Bungei includes both prose and poetry, as well as artwork by Estelle Ishigo and Paul Motoyoshi. The prose sections include short pieces on philosophy, literary criticism, geology, and art, as well as zuihitsu (personal essays) reflecting on the writer’s personal experiences. There are also some short stories. The poetry includes both verse-form poetry and three traditional genres of Japanese poetry: haiku, senryū, and tanka.