Join a voyage of discovery as we compose a junicho, a 12-verse form of renku, featuring 12 different poets. Will you be one of them?
The best way to learn something is to teach it---just what Naomi Wakan decided to do with Haiku--one-breath poetry.
Graham High’s painterly eye is much in evidence in
, the new Book of the Week.
“You got a lot of those?” he asked. “Sure,” I lied.
Bruce Feingold covers turf from California to Maui to Tibet, and content from puppies to psychoanalysis. Find it all in A New Moon.
“We were walking in Forest Park and Joel said, ‘We ought to write a book together.‘”
Robert Mainone has argued for the traditional approach to haiku—formal structure, nature content, and a sense of the ineffable—for 6 decades, and never more compellingly than in this beautiful self-published chapbook.
"As a freshman at the University of New Haven in 1971, Wally Swist would pack up 200 mimeographed copies of his newest collection of poetry and haul them down to Washington Square in Manhattan."
Fay Aoyagi is a translator by day and a haiku poet by night, and we can find evidence of each of her halves borrowing from the other in this award-winning book.
"In autumn the Santa Ana winds blow from the desert and dry the already parched ground, turning every blade and twig to tinder."
Read four good haiku that we could not display as part of the Per Diem Light & Dark collection from last December.