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Book of the Week – Only Whispers by Gabriel Bates

Gabriel Bates is a contemporary poet living in southeast Kansas. His work has appeared in several publications, online and in print. Be sure to check out his Poet Profile on the Haiku Registry.

coming home
to no new messages
lingering rain

burnt fields
so much we take
for granted

disappearing
everywhere I go
ghost moon

incense haze
finding each other
through the night

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.

Only Whispers

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  1. I think you got the best ones, Dan.

    Thank you for the smorgasbord from week to week.

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