Pocket Poems Haiku Poems

edited by Yvonne Hardenbrook and Larry Smith

Yvonne Hardenbrook and Larry Smith, editors. Pocket Poems #4: Haiku (Huron, OH: Bottom Dog Press), 1999. Saddle-stitched chapbook edition, (4.25" x 5.5") 42 pages.

$3.00 plus $1.00 for postage and handling from: Bottom Dog Press, Larry Smith, c/o Firelands College, Huron, OH 44839

Pocket Poems #4: Haiku is an excellent small collection of haiku by 39 haiku writers. Hardenbrook writes in her introduction that "The poem is the experience, not about the experience. Putting into words the poet's 'ah-moment' makes a haiku."

ISBN: 0-913719-97-8
$3.00 plus $1.00 postage from:

Larry Smith
c/o Firelands College
Huron, OH 44839

starry night
        the thud of a coconut
        into soft black sand

Christopher Herold

Becoming dusk—
       the catfish on the stringer
             swims up and down

Robert Spiess

   the voice of the child—
      grandmother's blind eyes

Cyril Childs

 autumn wind—
ochre saturates
 a fresh canvas

Francine Porad

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c/o Firelands College
Huron, OH 44839

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