David Cobb is the doyen of British haiku, and co-founder of the British Haiku Society. This work finds him in typical top form, from Snapshot Press in 2000.
Snapshot Press declines to make this book available to The Haiku Foundation Digital Library at this time.
All haiku in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by Tom Clausen, and are used with permission.
incoming tide— the surf-watcher’s shadow starts to floatequinox: above closed celandines the stars come outstuffing the guy— drafts of poems long ago in printin the bedroom mirror the old slow bowler bowls at himselftreading on wormcasts my hero’s gravesciatica— I listen to the lark flat outCulloden and back to town for teaanother tide— the beached whale’s jawbone deeper in the sand