Virgil Hutton wrote haiku for the last couple decades of his life, and his legacy was preserved to a degree by the chapbook contest organized in his name by his wife Lenore. This Saki Press volume (1998) was issued posthumously.
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.
Even the wind blowing in all directions; spring feverWith each morning jog a little fatter— the first rosebudsBy the misparked car, the traffic cop pulls over to write his haikuTears in the jogger’s eyes; the autumn windFirst sizable snow; seeing the fellow joggers he can't seeObituaries— he pauses over those nearest his age