Jeff Witkin’s first volume, self-published in 1996 and beautifully produced by Swamp Press, evinces a plangent and keening voice that no other haiku poet has quite matched in English.
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.
waving me from the formal garden that one wild astera hawk’s glide . . . on and on the clear mountain streamanother dream beside me in your ownignored completely— during the dinner party a moose on the walldaydreaming... you pass through the scent of peacheslearning nothing at the Zendo