Lee J Richmond was one of the most widely-read haiku poets of the early 1980s, publishing some 4 volumes of work in half a dozen years. Autumn Sleep and Roots in Winter (Pearl Paul Ltd., 1984) is representative of his work, which was nature-based and at the same time highly personal.
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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.
The umbrella, it is too small to hold up that much sunlightThe dawn is here dreaming of the harvest boat straw-manStaying only long enough not to offend, cherry-flowers