Gerald Vizenor is the best-known Native American proponent of English-language haiku. This was his first full-length book, its original version being released in 1964 (Callimachus Press).
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.
one early morning the old red water wheel began to squeakdid the old gray stump remember his strength today raising the moon vinescrests of waves chase the shore birds and leave traces of foammorning glories bounce with the umbrellas heavy with rainschool children on the road to literature march in the leavessnow angels reach across the river bank all the way home