Summing up the crop of haiku published in English in 1999, the editors of The Thin Curve, The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 1999, our Book of the Week, remarked on how they felt the increase in the number of haiku journals founded that year had laid a stronger than usual foundation for their acclaimed anthology. If you have not done so before, check out this award winning series of haiku, senryu, and haibun selections, and look for another each month for the remainder of 2019.
a scorpion emerges
from a pile of chiles
lighting the stove
he kneels absorbed
in last year’s newspaper
in the bucket
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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