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Book of the Week: a gate left open

 

 

Light and whimsical, quiet and keenly observant, Alice Frampton is a haiku writer from the Pacific northwest who is also active in planning and attending the annual Seabeck Haiku Conferences. A Gate Left Open, our Book of the Week, is her first chapbook of haiku, published by Jim Kacian’s Red Moon Press in 2009.

 

farmland —
a hat bobs
in the wheat

 

mid-week
the crouch
of a grasshopper

 

afternoon moon
a horseshoe rings
the metal stake

 

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

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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF Digital Librarian Garry Eaton, and are used with permission

 

 

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  1. What a terrific book.
    I had forgotten what a wonderful poet Frampton is.

    I agree with Ferris Gilli, and kept saying, “I wish I’d written that”.
    (Maybe I will).

    Marco Fraticelli

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