Marco Fraticelli has been writing haikai for 4 decades, and particularly humorous haiku. This short collection (King’s Road Press, 2009) shows him in good form on a theme that engages us all: the ocean, and what it does to us.
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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.
beach house the hourglass filled with sandfirst day of vacation building sandcastlesby the ocean reading perfumed magazinesbarbecue the pork chops shaped like Africabetween each wave my children disappearat the beach back to school sale