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Book of the Week: The Birds That Stay

 

Beverley George has been a strong advocate for haiku and related poems for more than a decade in Australia. This very brief chapbook (Eucalypt, 2013) gives us a taste of her voice and interests in a very handsome format.

 

first frost
the birds that stay
the birds that go

 

autumn reflections
the ochre of rockface
warms the river

 

Christmas aftermath
the slow uncrinkling
of cellophane

 

 

You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library.

Do you have a chapbook published 2010 or earlier you would like featured as a Book of the Week? Contact us for details.

Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.

 

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