Book of the Week: rain so loud
Karen Sohne is a familiar name to haiku aficionados, a mainstay in the major journals in the decades ending the last century, when she produced her best work. rain so loud (proof press, 1994) is a product of this period. Particularly of note is her championing of the two-line format, a comparative rarity in haiku but neatly handled on multiple occasions in this volume.
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF president THF president Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.
at the drive-up teller cloud watching when we stop speaking the sound of the stream without graffiti the newly whitewashed walls
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I enjoyed Karen Sohne’s book. Thank you.
An exceptional poet! To discover one her haiku in the magazines is like finding a four-leaf clover.
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