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Book of the Week: Isolation Street

 

 

This selection for the Book of the Week is Isolation Street, a topical response in 31 haiku to the condition of isolation imposed on us by Covid-19, by Swedish poet Marcus Liljedahl.

 

home at last
some dry leaves gather
in the hallway
white chapel
shadows of crows become
part of the stillness
quarantine moon
a long hard rain fills
the old wheel tracks

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

 

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