Alexis Rotella made her mark particularly in two realms, psychological haiku and senryu. This volume from 1982 (Muse Pie Press) shows both of these aspects of her work, along with the second-most famous one-word haiku in the language.
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.
Saying goodbye to old neighbors their faces already some place elsein the tin bucket ccclatter of ccclamsflute waiting for breaththrough fog the sound of a prayer wheelthrough the bird skull whistle of windwinter sky: grinding ink