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Book of the Week: Where Will This Train Take Me: A Collection of Haiku by Barbara F. Buck

A native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Barbara Buck has previously published three books of classical haiku. In this book, each haiku is accompanied by the excellent photography of Janna Blok from the Netherlands. Additional books by Barbara in the digital library include Bamboo Autumn and Heart of Pine. Be sure to check out her website

snapping turtle
under pressure

brain waves

low tide


You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library and please share your favorite poem from the book with us.

Do you have a chapbook published in 2018 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.

Where Will This Train Take Me

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  1. Dear Sir: I recently decided to once again wade the murky waters of the haiku world after having left it 50 yrs ago. Or maybe it left me. I used to read the Asahi Shimbun, just for the haiku. No more. A waste of time. If what I see here is “haiku”, I’ll eat my shorts! Bart Simpson could do better than this!

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