A collection from one160;of a handful of tea poets in the world, perpetuating the ancient Chinese and Japanese tradition of writing poetry about the multi-faceted aspects of tea
The recession has spawned two quiet revivals151;drinking loose leaf tea and reading poetry. Put the two together and160;we have "poetea."160;A prominent160;tea poet serves up a heady brew in this volume celebrating different teas and "tea people."160;Thirty-seven different teas are described as characters in these poems,160;revealing their unique personalities in an accessible and entertaining way. Whether the reader is a novice new to poetry and "posh tea," or an160;expert leaf tea lover, this book will simultaneously enlighten and delight.