Leroy's selection includes works from the old masters, as well as by contemporary English language haiku poets, and shows the range and diversity of treatments possible for a single, defined subject when approached through the haiku lens.
Jim Kacian's book of haiku, Presence of Mind is the first scholarly translation of an English language haijin into Japanese,
Beverley George has been a strong advocate for haiku and related poems for more than a decade in Australia
Aging, eros, Covid 19, and the beauty of the night haunt our Book of the Week, Silence: A White Distrust.
James Hackett published this charmingly illustrated collection of Bug Haiku to open it to our eyes in its multifarious business.
Marshall stands out as haiku poet for his knack in combining disjunctive images to create order out of chaos, and chaos out of order.
One of my personal favourites, this volume of poems contains scarcely one misstep.
The first baseball haiku were written by Shiki, as he watched the Japanese version of American baseball.
Nola gives us a strong taste of her native eastern Pacific environment.
David’s delightful Foreword might be regarded as adequate revenge on the authors he sends up,
This collection captures the less well-defined seasonal variations of the rain forests of West coast British Columbia.
. . . the hardships experienced in the Rust Belt provided motivation to this apocalyptic, hell-bent-for-leather poet of the people.
Santoka published Somokuto (Grass and Tree Cairn), an assemblage of earlier chapbooks, several months before he died of a heart attack while asleep drunk.
Barbara Buck is a maker of fine, classic, nature haiku.
His haiku are notable for the poet’s gentle connection to the natural world, and his extraordinary powers of imaginative observation.
A collection about natural renewal that repays attention during these dark days.
Cherie's fine haiku are published widely in the journals of 'modern' haiku, and elsewhere.
Paul is recognized as one of the leading voices in English language haiku. I
.. a master of expressing brief, emotional moments that open a light into the darkness.
. . . something to savor as one sniffs the aroma of the still life or the bouquet of a portrait.