David Lloyd’s charming book (No Press, 1999) is dedicated to Raymond Roseliep but in fact was intended for his children and grandchildren. It’s a combination of haibun and haiku, all on the theme of the title.
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.
Accepting baldness; The snowman is still smiling Beneath a gaslamp . . .An older child Whispers all her secrets To the snowmanDiscovered: The snowman’s head In the freezerSnowman Tightening his grip On the shovelLooking back— The snowman is lost In the snowAh little sparrow! So good to see you drinking The snowman’s remains . . .