February Issue: Ecological Art REVIEW 2007/Books presents:
"LIKE HAIKU" by Don Raye
Songwriter and composer Don Raye makes 'emphasis upon the exploration of the human spirit, the heart and the emotions.'
"LIKE HAIKU" sings as a haiku should--of life and joy, and sorrow and the seasons. Nor is this surprising for Mr. Raye is a successful song writer." From the Introduction.
Other HAIKU BOOKS OF INTEREST:
"A Net of Fireflies: Japanese Haiku and Haiku Paintings" with verse translations and an essay by Harold Steward.
Also from Mr. Steward "A Chime of Windbells: An Anthology of Japanese Haiku"
"Borrowed Water" A book of American Haiku/the Altos Writers Roundtable
"Pageant of Seasons" by Helen Stiles Chenoweth
"A Thousand Petals" American Haiku and Tanka/by Jinna Johnson
"The Japanese Haiku" Its Essential Nature, History, and Possibilities in English, with Selected Examples by Ken Yasuda.