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Book of the Week: Fiddle in the Floorboards by Ben Moeller-Gaa

Ben is a haiku poet from St. Louis and his work regularly appears in a number of haiku journals and anthologies. With over 1,000 haiku and senryu published in journals and anthologies, he enjoys both giving and attending poetry readings, conducting haiku workshops, and being a part of the literary conversation. Be sure to check out his website.

picking through the milkweed grandpa’s banjo

pub crawl
feeling the fiddle
in the floorboards

blues bar
the different ways
we stomp our feet

sultry night
the moon consumes
a saxophone

You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library and please share your favorite poem from the book with us.

Do you have a chapbook published in 2018 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. Thank you, Ben & THF for these treasures. I can’t wait to re-read this on a hot summer night with the music of the night and/or perhaps some jazz playing in the background.

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