The Haiku Foundation Reading Series: Jerome Cushman

by Jim Kacian on January 19, 2013

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The Haiku Foundation sponsors, supports and creates reading opportunities for haiku poets around the world. Here Jerome Cushman offers American Sign Language versions of classical Japanese and English-language haiku, as well as telling something of his involvement with haiku over the past half-century. Recorded at The Cradle of American Haiku Festival in Mineral Point, Wisconsin, USA, on July 21, 2012. Video by Jim Kacian.

This video is part of The Haiku Foundation Video Archive.

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Greg Schwartz February 3, 2013 at 8:14 am

If anyone hasn’t read Jerome’s collection, Amidst, you should check it out. Some great poems, including one of my all-time favorites:

two horses
head to tail
swishing flies

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