Michael Fessler, an expatriate American university professor long residing in Japan, has written piquant haiku and haibun for the last couple decades. This slim volume (bottle rockets press, 2004) is an excellent sampler of his considerable talents.
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.
heat wave the eyes of dried sardines stare from a jarbeating a rug the solution comes to meirises . . . this year my eyes keep finding themautumn semester a leaf wafts over the fence into the real worldgym bag left at the bus stop winter rainthe hydrangeas have turned this haiku blue