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Book of the Week: Waking Echoes – A Book of Haiku by Nola Borrell

Nola Borrell has had haiku and other forms of poetry published in New Zealand and other countries since the mid-1990s. She co-edited the 2008 national haiku anthology, the taste of nashi, with Karen Peterson Butterworth. Nola is also a member of Zazen, an international haiku workshop, and Convenor of Windrift, a Wellington Haiku Group.

Samples of her haiku include:

bird ramble
the baby points
the other way

wild coast
the sea still sorting

shining in the downpour falling leaves

early morning
between the moon and me
a cloud comes and goes

midday sun
sheep panting
under the trampoline

You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library.

Do you have a chapbook published in 2015 or earlier that you would like featured as a Book of the Week? Contact us for details. Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF Digital Librarian Dan Campbell and are used with permission.

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