Ko shin Bob Hanson is a retired clergy from the Lutheran Church. He is a poet and has been a practitioner of Zen Buddhism since 1991. He is a volunteer with the Buddhist Meditation Program of the Milwaukee (WI) Zen center and serves men in four prisons near his home. Grandfather of eleven, soon to be twelve, five adult children and travel keep he and his wife Karen going and coming. This summer he will attend the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in Boulder CO USA, this time for two weeks. He has published one small book of poetry entitled Chasing Windmills. Why Not (2012). He is now working on a large book of photos and poetry.