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Book of the Week – dregsongs from blab cartilage: gendai haiku by Nathan Hassall

Nathan Hassall was born in the United Kingdom. He received a BA Hons in History at the University of Kent and also studied at the University of Massachusetts. On his website, Nathan describes his writing and editing expertise.

as usual the ocean dribbles south

alone again
which voice
to argue with

lip-slur
marble plucked
from his eye
drones of memento mori
CLEAR!

same comeback no matter the dialect
psalmfog

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  1. Great title.

    Favourite inside:

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    Thank you, Dan, again, for an entertaining read.

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