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Book of the Week: Dark Leaves: A Book of Haiku by Carol Dagenhardt

Carol’s dedication “for my father” introduces the moving haiku in this chapbook and some examples include:

dark lines
the long road leading
to the farm

old barn
how the light got in it
your secret place

your hand
erasing a bad dream
dark leaves

hospital room
tracing the veins
in his hands

You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library.

Do you have a chapbook published in 2015 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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  1. Delighted to go through wonderful haiku book of poems signed by
    by Carol Dagenhertd , wide range of topics; To mention a few,
    haiku starting with “After prayers, ‘ July.’ two or three on” hospital room ” so powerful.
    congratulations to the writer

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