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Book of the Week: Illuminations


These poems by William Eiden can be said to border on the ecstatic—exact limnings of particular moments that are essential to the poet’s mind-space. This volume (self-published, 2004) also raises the question of the transmissibility of such moments, and of mind-space in general.

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.

Marmoset sky pushing white winter rain
light dapples ivy covered window Sculpted horse
Smudged window light-cocoon moon
. . Conflict those cut flowers won't get done
'You don't see much'—she summarized
Idling— Sax evening blown

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