Miriam Sagan is one of the most successful “mainstream” poets to have also made haiku a regular part of her oeuvre. This early chapbook (Dragonscales & Mane Publishing, 1986) gives a good account of how she came to the genre.
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.
Touching Mother-of-pearl earrings; Slipping on iceAcross the sky Two eyebrows Of returning geeseVase of dried flowers Before the mirror Outside the window — prairieFog rising Spring thaw Ache in my old scar