Doreen King has been General Secretary of the British Haiku Society and editor of Time Haiku. Her distinctive voice is evident in this strong collection, edited by vince tripi, from Tribe Press (2007).
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All haiku in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by Tom Clausen, and are used with permission.
scent of flowers . . . every now and then the choir in tunestopping out of breath— butterfliesin the distance goose-down on stone is something morefor blueberries and i lean into the windsummer heat— kicking-in the door wedge furthermulberry corner— a small child's hair wildly frizzedby the river stones i toldhaving prepared— rain-wind just rain-windrose stems some shorter, some longer, New Year's Daythought she knew me— a girl wearing a camellia like my mother worethe first night alone considering a snowdrop's whitewinter moon must you show me the emptiness of my bowl!