Winona Baker, a native of British Columbia, celebrated Vancouver Island in all her work, and never more convincingly than in this brief chapbook, subtitled “Island Haiku” and produced by her own Red Cedar Press (1987).
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF president THF president Jim Kacian, and are used with permission.
skinny young men grouped around the car’s raised hood springgone the summer rain water-coloured rainbow remnants in the skya fine September even yellow jackets drunk on late blackberries