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AlanSummers

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Does Fish-God Know
« on: September 30, 2018, 05:05:13 AM »
Does Fish-God Know,
this ground-breaking book, the first in the U.K. as a collection to contain gendai or gendai influenced haiku is now on special offer.

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Does Fish-God Know haiku collection by Alan Summers
http://area17.blogspot.com/2012/10/does-fish-god-know-haiku-collection-by.html


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Re: Does Fish-God Know
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2018, 10:22:11 AM »
Although I am a mere novice at the genre of haiku, having just over two year of practice under my belt, I feel the need to learn more.

 'out of the old pond and into the city'
Definitely.

The first verse sets the tonal quality of the book.
 
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Re: Does Fish-God Know
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2018, 03:35:32 AM »
Thank you!

I hadn't long known Johannes S H Bjerg when I approached him to say something for the book, and his enthusiasm was infectious! It is a great quote isn't it? <grin>

warm regards,
Alan

Although I am a mere novice at the genre of haiku, having just over two year of practice under my belt, I feel the need to learn more.

 'out of the old pond and into the city'
Definitely.

The first verse sets the tonal quality of the book.
 
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Re: Does Fish-God Know
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2018, 07:30:48 AM »
Alan,

I have owned this book for a couple of years. Maybe you recall my misunderstanding about one of the haiku I misquoted to you from the book; how embarrassing 😟

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Re: Does Fish-God Know
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2018, 07:44:21 AM »
Hi Lorraine!

No worries! :-)

There are some intricate haikai verses in the book, alongside some of my earlier works, and it was quite an intriguing mix that Brendan Slater put together.

That was quite a year, a completely new style, and as soon as some appeared, they got snatched up before they could reach a magazine first!  It was a very quick turnaround and the book stays fresh and relevant today because it caught a moment in my writing before that too evolved into something new again.

Good to hear from you!

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Alan
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Alan,

I have owned this book for a couple of years. Maybe you recall my misunderstanding about one of the haiku I misquoted to you from the book; how embarrassing 😟
Enquiries for Alan & Karen:
https://www.callofthepage.org/contact/