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Book of the Week: Bus Stop Haiku: The Urban Haiku of Brian Robertson

Brian Robertson has been writing haiku throughout the years and contemplating and learning at Buddhist monasteries. Another book by Brian is Little Blues Book which Is a collection of lyrics that captures the heart and soul of the blues where blues masters offer words of wisdom on luck, love, loss, and life.

that plant in the pot
is called a Money Tree —
it has not worked yet

lone bird’s harsh call breaks
atop the closed liquor store –
another Christmas

63 years gone
best I walk the moon home —
the madness and thieves

notebook and pen
now where have I gone to?
ah, poem-catching

You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library and please share your favorite poem from the book with us.

Do you have a chapbook published in 2016 or earlier that you would like featured as a Book of the Week? Contact us for details. Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF Digital Librarian Dan Campbell and are used with permission.

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