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Book of the Week: a distant star

weiss-14Anita Sadler Weiss is a familiar name to those in the haiku world, not least for the annual Anita Sadler Weiss Memorial Haiku Award. Besides being a well-known poet in her own right, she was a long-term teacher of the genre, and this volume (JoAtwater Publications, 1997) is a selection from workshops she gave at the Renaissance Institute from 1995-7.

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

I pluck the strings a distant star trembles — Margaret Doyle
arches of color across the sky rainstorm — Beth McLeod
on the beach alone with shadows — Mac McInvude
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