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Book of the Week: All This Bowing

 

 

Jessica Latham dedicated our Book of the Week, All This Bowing, to “every bleeding heart”. A superb collection of haiku and tanka, it is neither clever, ironical, nor obscure, and with almost every poem it delivers a compassionate, self-forgiving vision of the natural world and our ambiguous place within it.
Highly recommended to those who enjoy reading haiku practiced in the time-honoured way.

 

wild lupine
do you too feel
misunderstood

 

dandelion flowers
happy my life didn’t go
as I had hoped

 

lavender breeze
slowly becoming
peace

 

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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