Victor Ortiz’s elegant first book (Red Moon Press, 2002) amalgamates his beautiful black-and-white nature photographs with his ethereal haiku in a meditation on evanescence and relationship.
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.
no reply the call of the foghorn all daylifting fog the rising sun drips from the power linesstorm clouds leaving the harbor— sunday morningwhite clouds in the blue lake— a passing skyinto breath on a cold window a small handprintwinter night my eyes closed to cold ocean winds