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Book of the Week: The Woodcutter

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Mark Olson offers a most unusual book in this beautiful 1991 production from Juniper Press: a drama in 4 acts, each act consisting of 4 haiku, and telling a narrative tale. I’ve selected one poem from each act to give a flavor, since only the whole book can provide the total experience.

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.



asks no friends to visit: weeping, stumps for chairs
Chopin? . . . the pines, icy snow the sky
thinks of cutting all night one star below the moon— goes home instead
swing of the axe swing of the axe dances alone

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