Paul O. Williams sustains a reverie for a nearly lost natural world and for the humans who share it in this elegantly produced chapbook from 1999 (Brooks Books).
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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.
the far mountain— some pane of glass throws back sunset lightthe old garden fence keeps the goldenrod from the goldenrodfor a moment in the nearby air the hummingbird's eyethe stained glass windows deepen their fires— winter eveninggone from the woods the bird I knew by song alone (for Nick Virgilio, 1928-1989)the conductor raises his baton— outside robins sing