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Book of the Week: Wind the Clock by Bittersweet


Bill Pauly was one of the first poets to explore the use of concrete poetry effects in English-language haiku, and never better than in this, his remarkable and prescient first chapbook (HIGH/COO PRESS, 1977).

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.

flint on steel; starfall
jesus xt i think you 're younger
thirsty root in dark oak unwintering
branch to branch the bluejay brightens rain
night foreest a web breaks across her face
father, your eyes that cut where we scythe wheat

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