Lorin Ford’s first book will make you feel as though you were visiting Australia, as her poems are laden with the evocative names of the local places and the native flora and fauna. From Post Pressed (2008), with cover art by Ron Moss and an introduction by Dhugal Lindsay.
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.
first light— eye to dreaming eye with a kookaburraskylight a possum's paw print on the moonrusted hinge the butterfly's wings close, open . . .a dream time before theirs and mine— Wollemi Pinelow tide— bits and pieces of her wedding chinawinter beach— i throw a stick for no dog