Modern American Haiku
Robb Hasencamp, author
Modern American haiku is both elusive and enchanting. It is a beautiful art form that invites the reader into the mysteries of nature and poignant flashes of deeper everyday life. Borne of traditional Japanese haiku in the seventeenth century, modern Haiku is beguiling poetry that draws us into captivating, surprising insights. There is no room for predictability or easy assurance. Rather, when reading, we are urged to trust the lightness of the poem to lift our hearts into obscure realms of delight. These verses were composed with this pleasure in mind.