Books read

90. Initial Response: An A-􏰀Z of haiku moments by Maeve OInitial Response :An A-􏰀Z of haiku moments by Maeve O’􏰁􏰁Sullivan (Alba Publishing, 2011) is a coherent collection, with the structure allowing bite-sized units of poems. I was curious about her writing since she has a new collection from Alba coming so wanted to check it […]

Books Read: Mostly haiku

Haikool: 108 Haijins: français, picàr, nederlands, deutsch, español, english, edited by Rob Flipse & Eric Hellal (éditions l’iroli, 2013) was a gift from a neighbour. It is a gorgeous international collection where each poem is translated into 5 languages and each writer has a line drawing of them. I boggle at the logistics of making […]

Poetry Read

64. A Sonic Boom of Stars: 2020 Southern California Haiku Study Group Anthology, edited by Beki Reese & Susan Rogers Southern California (2020) is a set of haiku, then a “foreign language” section including Spanish, a few haibun and then a chapter of haiku in a theme of windows. There are several outstanding poets but […]