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Book of the Week: Whoops

 

 

Today’s Book of the Week is Whoops, a volume of haiku and other short form poems in which English haijin Stewart Metcalfe expresses a sensitivity to nature, and a talent for capturing the images to communicate it.

 

mother-in-law’s tongue
casts a shadow
on the kitchen wall

 

water shimmering
in sunlight
ducks ride the waves

 

modern times
the steeple
peeps over the scaffolding

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 THF Digital Librarian Garry Eaton, and are used with permission

 

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