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Book of the Week – Pillars of Fire: Haiku and Haibun by Steven Carter

Steven Carter (August 29, 1943 – December 18, 2019) was the author of more than forty published books and the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the Schachterle Prize presented by the Society for Literature and Science, and the Eric Hoffer Foundation’s Montaigne Medal. Be sure to check out his Poet Profile on the Haiku Registry.

new exo-planet found
stumbling
over the same root

trapped between icicles
violet moon
a feeling of not belonging

summoning a haiku
dismissing a haiku
sangria

phantom
limbs
kisses

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

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Steven Carter

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