High/Coo Press Mini-chapbooks

Lee Gurga. A Mouse Pours Out
© 1988. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-89-7    $2.00

Lee Gurga's first collection of rural American haiku including the one-line title poem.

Virgil Hutton. The Hawk's Vision
© 1988. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 24 pages. ISBN 0-913719-91-9    $2.00

A collection of Kansas haiku written during various cross-country trips.

 

 

Wally Swist. Sugaring Buckets
© 1988. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 24 pages. ISBN 0-913719-93-5    $2.00

 

Twenty nature haiku from rural western Massachusetts.

 

Lequita Watkins. Dark With Stars
© 1984. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 24 pages. ISBN 0-913719-78-1    $2.00

A sequence of eighteen haiku for her son, John, who died before his twentieth summer.
"A heart-wrenchingly controlled tribute through her own sense of loss." --L.A. Davidson.

Edward Tick. On Sacred Mountain
© 1984. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 24 pages. ISBN 0-913719-74-9

out of print

A sequence of haiku based on nightmare images and related experiences of Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress.

Peggy Heinrich. A Patch of Grass
© 1984. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 24 pages. ISBN 0-913719-76-5   

out of print

A collection of 24 warm and personal haiku of everyday life.

R.G. Rader. S/He
© 1983. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-65-X    $2.00

The themes of presence, separation, and remembrance run throughout these haiku of love.

Margarita Engle. Smoketree
© 1983. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-63-3    $2.00

In these desert haiku, the past always lingers, but the present is engaging because of the contrast in the panoramic and the immediate.

Alexis Rotella. Tuning the Lily
© 1983. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-61-7   

out of print

A fresh voice which blends personal emotions with surprising perspectives of nature.

Elizabeth Searle Lamb. 39 Blossoms
© 1982. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 28 pages. ISBN 0-913719-59-5   $2.00

out of print

Thirty-nine haiku from around the world, but all at home in the presence of Elizabeth Searle Lamb's masterful word-craft. She teaches us that art is not beyond us, it involves us.

Carl Mayfield. Sandia Mountain Sequence
© 1982. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-57-9   $2.00

A sequence of mountain viewing, moutain hiking, and mountain being haiku. Leave your cameras at home.

George Swede. All of Her Shadows
© 1982. Saddle-stitched, (5.5" X 2") 28 pages. ISBN 0-913719-55-2   

out of print

A thematic sequence on marriage, family, and middle-aging. Swede's haiku continually surprise us (and tickle us) with truths we have faced in our own mirrors.

Ruth Yarrow. No One Sees the Stems
© 1981. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 24 pages. ISBN 0-913719-53-6   

out of print

Ruth Yarrow's haiku convey a special gentleness towards nature both within and around us. In this collection she explores the perception of nothingness, things unseen.

Emily Romano. Pear Blossoms Drift
© 1981. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-51-X   $2.00

A series of traditional haiku related to bereavement, widowhood, and aloneness.

Richard Kostelanetz. Turfs/Fields/Pitches/Arenas
© 1980. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-47-1   $2.00

An experiment in associational poems, consisting of four words placed in the corners of the page which invite the reader to make connections and links by their own associations.

Al Ortolani. Slow Stirring Spoon
© 1981. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 16 pages. ISBN 0-913719-49-8    $2.00

A sequence focused "on that corner of the world that is the neighborhood diner. The waitress, the fry cook, the customers, the poet himself stirring his coffee" —Rod Willmot

George Swede. This Morning's Mockingbird
© 1980. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 16 pages. ISBN 0-913719-45-5   $2.00

A collection of humorous haiku by the master of psychological insight.

Sister Mary Thomas Eulberg. Fair Are Fowl
© 1980. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 16 pages. ISBN 0-913719-43-9   

out of print

A thematic collection of haiku on birds from a devotely Christian perspective.

LeRoy Gorman. Cutout Moons
© 1980. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 16 pages. ISBN 0-913719-41-2   $2.00

Senryu and haiku conveying a wide range of perspectives and states of mind beneath the ever-constant moon.

Barbara McCoy. A Christmas Death
© 1979. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-39-0

out of print

A sequence of haiku for the survivors, who will miss the loved one every Christmas.

Peggy Willis Lyles. Red Leaves in the Air
© 1979. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-37-4  

out of print

"Her poems are characterized by a vital, human quality not often found in the work of her contemporaries." --Chuck Brickley

Raymond Roseliep. Firefly in My Eyecup
© 1979. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-35-8  

out of print

"Raymond Roseliep is the John Donne of Western haiku. . . . the wit, the conceptual nature of his haiku, and the tension between the sacred and the profane . . ." --Chuck Brickley

Alan Gettis. Snowed In
© 1978. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 20 pages. ISBN 0-913719-33-1    $2.00

A sequence of haiku from a snowed-in weekend in a New England log cabin. Alan Gettis has taken advantage of this perfect chance to slow down to the speed of haiku.

Gary Hotham. Off and On Rain
© 1978. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 16 pages. ISBN 0-913719-31-5    $2.00

A sequence of haiku from a single day, in and out of the rain.

Marlene Mountain. Moment/Moment Moments
© 1981. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 24 pages. ISBN 0-913719-29-3    $2.00

Twenty-one surprising visual haiku. "The stress of visual haiku is on the isness of things and our own creating emotional response to isness." --Raymond Roseliep

Gary Hines. Roadsigns
© 1978. Saddle-stitched, (4.5" X 3") 16 pages. ISBN 0-913719-27-7    $2.00

A sequence of senryu from a cross-country road trip from Arizona to Indiana.

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