Carolyn Thomas, or, as she favored, “Season,” founded and edited Heron Quarterly of Haiku and Zen Poetry (not to be confused with another Heron Quarterly) in the late 1990s, and has published several several chapbooks through her Thinking Post Press. This one (2000) is perhaps typical, with its emphasis on moments of insight, or, as she puts it, “the pause between breaths.”
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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.
whistling he hangs the birdhouse he builttinkling under the snowy eave new glass wind chimesfluttering against the cloudless sky two young birdsthe quail after it left no tracesummer moon— the sound of eggs coming to a boilwinter silence . . . from across the lake the crow’s echo