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Book of the Week: through a window


kristine young’s beautiful thematic volume (Baka Press, 1979) is one of the first books of sequential haibun in the language, making for an instructive and compelling reading 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.

awakened by the sunrise through the window
spring wind coming in the window a black fly too
midnight first found voice of a cicada
cicada sings even with its last breathing early morning mist
a rip in the winter cloud cover blue sky shows through
afternoon sun filling the branches of a winter tree

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