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Book of the Week: Far As The Eye Can See


Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg was perhaps the most talented of the many Catholic nuns who have advocated haiku, especially in the 1970s and ’80s. Eulberg was particularly interested in people, as is evidenced by this attractive chapbook from wind chimes press (1983).

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 Jim Kacian, following a concept first explored by Tom Clausen, and are used with permission.

the child swings his pail of minnows around a new world
the fish in the hands of the priest
Mozart’s sonata: the retarded child rocking gently
fields of corn stretching as far as the eye can see withing a lost child
rolling pin in hand the baker sings his pies
in my hands now my father’s letter opener no mail

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