Haiku 2020

Haiku 2014 cover

I’m very pleased to announce that Haiku 2020 in now available from Modern Haiku Press for $10 + shipping. The book features 100 notable haiku (by 100 poets) from 2019 that Lee Gurga and I selected together. The introductory essay is by Richard Gilbert, author of The Disjunctive Dragonfly, Poems of Consciousness, and coeditor of numerous books devoted to the life, philosophy and poetry of Kaneko Tohta. The cover photograph is by my wife, Masako, and the two of us designed it together.


Rattlecast #6 Richard Gilbert”

Between living and dreaming

there is a third thing.

Guess it.

—Antonio Machado (1983)

Poetry as Consciousness: Haiku Forests, Space of Mind, and an Ethics of Freedom by Richard Gilbert (Keibunsha Press, 2018). Order in English.

Also, check out Richard Gilbert’s other conversation with Tim Green from 2015 in Rattle #47