Book of the Week: This Is Hilarious
Marshall Hryciuk has long enjoyed a reputation for disrupting the comfortable flow of the haiku (and any other) world. Proof that his irreverence (much of it self-referential) dates back decades can be had from his first writings, such as this early chapbook, from Unfinished Monument Press in 1985.
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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.
urine and propane in the air the streetcar waits alone for the light to changeof all places the sun set at Brunswick and Bloorin the hiss of snow on frozen snow goldenrod stalksfeeling me for the first time, i discover you’re lefthandedjust changed he lay on my belly the warm swell of peethis is hilarious “ being me