Book of the Week: Faraway Hills
Frank Williams has been a mainstay of British Haiku for the last decade, and his keen, often piquant observations and sure technique make his work easy to like. Faraway Hills (self-published, 2010) falls easily into this category, a very brief set of vignettes, each crisp and hinting of multiple stories beyond, as our examples will testify.
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF president THF president Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.
a giant cricket leaps into mother’s gasp — Spanish heatsipping a drink each wave pounds sunlight onto the dark sandmonday morning blues beads of rain trickle down the frosted pane
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You kept these one a secret.
Nicely done sir!
Thanks Alan Summers for the link to another.
Lovely haiku collection!
This one is my spooky favorite:
brooding sky – a murder
of crows silhouette
the leafless tree
one of Britain’s finest
Enjoy too, Frank’s fish and chips on a bus haiku and the history:
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