Kirsty Karkow writes evocatively of her adopted home in Maine, but so tellingly that people from anywhere might identify with them. This volume, self-published in 2002, can be appreciated anywhere there is field and stream, sea and sunlight.
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 Jim Kacian, following a concept first explored by Tom Clausen, and are used with permission.
honeymoon we wade into the current of a great rivergnarled oak my journey to the hills starts in mistempty shelf dusty outlines of books my parents readgale force wind the shriek of gulls flying in placewinter stars— a wild goose tucks its head under a winganchored a net of sunlight in the shallows