Martin Lucas left us a significant legacy of work, as founder and editor of Presence, of course, but also in his several strong collections. This one (Ram Publications, 2003) is one of his best-known and -loved.
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.
turning a page in the exam booklet; the may breezeafter the interview walking uphill into the sting of hailhigh tide when I return to the river the swans return to meafter the dragon dance the queue for noodlesmy fingertips stained with beetroot juice spring dawnsummer’s passing . . . the bracken rusts