L A Davidson was the living archive of the haiku community from its earliest days, which has sometimes overshadowed her contributions as a poet. This late book (2003, illustrated by Tony Kulik (all rights reserved), and still in print from Swamp Press (so we can’t yet offer you the entire book), supplies a taste of her late style: normative, but with a light, fresh touch that is easy to like.
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF president Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.
the sheep dog almost spoken to explodes with joydark boat cabin phosphorescent sparkles in the flushsitting quietly in a mountain clearing: bird song more and more