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    old song, The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku 2017, edited by Jim Kacian and the Red Moon Editorial Staff

    The Red Moon Anthology of English-Language Haiku is now well into its third decade of gathering the finest haiku and related forms published around the world in English into a single book, the longest run of any series dedicated to ELH. . . . Continue Reading

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    A New Resonance 10, Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku

    New Resonance poets now number nearly 200. They have won scads of contests, their subsequent books have been accorded the honor of serious and adulatory review and critique, and many are recognized amongst the leaders of literary haiku in their countries . . . Continue Reading

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    after/image, haiku by Jim Kacian

    “Jim Kacian’s first full-length collection in nearly a decade explores the boundaries of haiku, not only in terms of content, but in typography, form, and sequencing as well. The result is a search not only for the resonant image, but the residue of image, afterimage.” . . . Continue Reading

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    Sanguinella, haiku by Helen Buckingham

    Helen Buckingham says it herself: “Fifty-eight years since the seed was planted, Sanguinella . . . Continue Reading

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    b-flat blues, haiku by Bill Cooper

    Bill Cooper evokes the blues — and not just the musical kind — in his fourth full-length collection with Red Moon Press. As in his other books, you’ll find sharp insights, a telling way with words, and an especial feel for natural and human predicament. . . . Continue Reading

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    eucalyptus wind, haiku by Karina M. Young

    “In this book, we are clearly in the company of someone who has a reverence for nature and a keen eye for the small details that can easily escape the notice of someone less aware of her surroundings. These haiku are classical in feel, but Young’s approach is fresh and accessible.” . . . Continue Reading

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    helices, haiku of George Swede

    George Swede is one of the most prolific and beloved poets working in haiku today. helices is his 39th volume of poems . . . Continue Reading

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    The Color Blue, short poems and haiga by Alexis Rotella

    “Reading Alexis Rotella’s latest book is much like scrying into a mirror or pool of water. There is a simple frankness and transparency to her poetry that is universally insightful and appealing.” . . . Continue Reading

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    Calculus of Daylilies, haiku by Carolyn Hall

    “Carolyn Hall lives an examined life; it’s our good fortune that one of her methods of inquiry is haiku. With the natural world as her chosen witness or interlocutor, these poems address concerns both timely and timeless.” . . . Continue Reading

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    still the dead trees, haiku by Robert Piotrowski

    Robert Piotrowski is yet another piquant haiku voice to emerge from Canada. These acerbic and moving poems recount . . . Continue Reading

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    somewhere inside yesterday, haiku by Gregory Longenecker

    Gregory Longenecker has been a fixture in the haiku journals over the past several years, and it will please many . . . Continue Reading

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    The Weight of Snowflakes, haiku by Mel Goldberg

    Mel Goldberg is not a household name in the haiku community, but those aware of events outside that community know his work . . . Continue Reading

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    first flutter, haiku by Kevin Jackson-Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein-Jackson hasn’t published a great deal of work, but what he has published holds a consistent interest and quality. . . . Continue Reading

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    Pilgrimage, haiku of Michael Dudley

    Melodic and luminous, insightfully humorous, continuously wondrous the evocative and provocative haiku of pilgrimagei> lead the reader on a compelling, encompassing journey . . . Continue Reading

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    stalactites, poems of Steven Carter

    Steven Carter is the master of the modern aphorism, as he continues to display in this new collection. . . . Continue Reading

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    Earth in Sunrise: A Course for English-Language Study, a guidebook for teaching haiku in ESL by Richard Gilbert & David Ostman

    Teaching haiku can be a very difficult proposition. Teaching it in a second language is even more daunting. Richard Gilbert and David Ostman meet both these challenges in this unique approach. . . . Continue Reading