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Haiku Nation #2020

Haiku Nation Haiku Nation is a breathtaking collection of powerful modern haiku which challenges the reader to seek out and see the world afresh The poems in Haiku Nation offer an intoxicating insight into the eth

  • Title: Haiku Nation
  • Author: P.J. Reed
  • ISBN: 9780957071162
  • Page: 245
  • Format: Paperback
  • Haiku Nation By P.J. Reed, Haiku Nation is a breathtaking collection of powerful modern haiku which challenges the reader to seek out and see the world afresh The poems in Haiku Nation offer an intoxicating insight into the ethereal world of haiku The collection is divided into sections comprising the Seasons, Mountains, Wanderings and Waterfalling The Seasons comprise of a sensitive explorati Haiku Nation is a breathtaking collection of powerful modern haiku which challenges the reader to seek out and see the world afresh The poems in Haiku Nation offer an intoxicating insight into the ethereal world of haiku The collection is divided into sections comprising the Seasons, Mountains, Wanderings and Waterfalling The Seasons comprise of a sensitive exploration of the changes of nature throughout the year, found from P.J.Reed s long walks through the Devon countryside accompanied by her faithful companion, a rescued Jack Russell named Fizz This series of poems reflect a deep investigation into the ways of nature and her poetry makes you look at nature with an altered perspective The haiku see the warm rain drops is a dramatic, sensitive reinterpretation of a seemingly normal occurrence While the poem, gunnera ripples offers a beautiful image of the poet caught in a spring shower while walking The poet uses the concept of the seasons as a metaphor for the progress of people s life gently moving from the genteel progress of autumnal existence in elderly couples to the fatality of winter and little grey cloud cries This concept is handled with great delicacy and beauty is found in all stages of life s journey The Wanderings section reflects this poet s love of travel with poems written from her visits to Kefalonia, Crete and the Far East The solitude of the poetic existence is also remarked upon in several haiku such as alone sea watching when a beautiful moment is captured forever in words Colourful pictures painted in wordsexquisite Peter,Devon Highly Recommended Soul touching poems Frances, Kent

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    1. I have to confess a secret obsession with haiku Haiku done well is breathtaking Haiku Nation capturing a moment or thought and immortalising it in time I am however, a haiku traditionalist give me a Matsuo Basho haiku such as Too curious flowerwatching us pass,met death .Our hungry donkeyand I am happy My thoughts on modern haiku is usually why mess with perfection My pet hates being rhyming haiku, haiku that is so long that it could get mistaken for a Shakespearean soliloquy or worst of all mod [...]

    2. HAIKU NATION REVIEW by Nick ArmbristerSimple, magical, real, imaginative, understandable Also brilliant and seen through the same eyes which the reader jointly shares P.J Reed s anthology, Haiku Nation, is a book of haiku poems One of the simplest forms of poetry but hardest styles to write The work here covers nature, emotions and people There are many memorable pieces in this volume s six themes Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Wanderings and Waterfalling One example is the piece on page 41 in [...]

    3. The Haiku style of poetry within this volume is truly mesmerising I opened the first page not knowing what to expect and my experience of reading this collection can only be described as bringing an alien in from the cold The collection has personally inspired me to explore this sub genre of poetry Although the poems are short as the Haiku style usually is P.J Reed ignites the imagination with the rich visual imagery contained within her verse and the way in which the words knock together creati [...]

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