Catherine J. S. Lee made a splash with her beautiful debut chapbook, All That Remains (Turtle Light Press, 2011), revealing a probing sensibility and a sharp eye for gesture and metaphor.
You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library.
All haiku in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by Tom Clausen, and are used with permission.
his scythe murmurs in the tall grass . . . grandfather's storiesonly one chair on her rebuilt porch . . . elderberry winehigh summer a rusty hay rake buried in meadowsweeta braided rug on the split-rail fence haying weatheron the barn roof a swirl of dry pine needles last day of Augustletter from home . . . shadows lengthen on the sundialcamp road plumes of dust eddy in the heathammock weather winds aloft unravel skeins of contrailsfirst brown leaf a ragged moth clings to the screen doormist rising from the valley lake a loon's crygrandmother's albums the missing names of all those facesfamily secrets — the shore ledges covered by rockweedlisting wharf the weight of storm clouds