Today’s Book of the Week, Against the Linoleum, hand-printed by the author, Gary Hotham, and published in 1979 by Yiqralo Press, is one of the classics of 20th century American haiku. Hotham is a master of haiku spareness and simplicity, and adept at bringing everyday images to life with resonant juxtapositions.
to the sky
the bed unmade
the wind blows
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Haiku featured in the Book of the Week Archive are selected by THF Digital Librarian Garry Eaton, and are used with permission.