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plum afternoon, haiku of Kristen Deming


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Winner of an Honorable Mention for a Touchstone Distinguished Books Award 2017!

Winner of a Haiku Society of America Merit Book Award 2018 (HM) for Best Book of Haiku!

“A captivating collection, plum afternoon will be welcomed by longtime lovers of haiku and those new to the form. President emerita of The Haiku Society, Kristen Deming’s evocative images confirm her haiku bona fides. Fine work permeates this exceptional volume.” —  Roberta Beary

“Kristen has been a bridge connecting Japanese and American poets since her days in diplomacy in Tokyo. The crystalline quality of her haiku in plum afternoon enables us to see through not only her moments, but brings back ours as well.” — Emiko Miyashita

     new green leaves
     the faint hum
     of a power line

          my body
          his body
               plum afternoon

a kind of afterlife . . .
you her him

ISBN: 978-1-936848-95-9
Pages: 74
Size: 4.25" x 6.5"
Binding: perfect softbound

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