Tag: haibun

  • Bashō

    In my view a good poem is one in which the form of the verse, and the joining of its two parts, seem light as a shallow river flowing over its sandy bed. – Matsuo Bashō When my book Morning Rounds was coming into shape, I was introduced to the form of poetry known as […]

  • Morning Rounds in Paperback

    In March one year ago, I set about writing a book. This started with a writing workshop, which encouraged the writing practice necessary for getting a book’s worth (and more) of words written. Then began the (self-)publishing journey. E-book, Amazon, then the even more tedious road of formatting a printed book. Yesterday my final proof […]