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briefly in spring - haiku and senryu - cover

briefly in spring - haiku and senryu

Judith E.P. Johnson

Publisher: Ginninderra Press

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'Judith E.P. Johnson's haiku have a down-to-earth flavour reminiscent of Issa, one of Japan's four great haiku masters. Her haiku are like little sake cups of imagery. Read at a gulp, or sipped and savoured, they capture moments and movement, a connection to a natural object, or a wry social observation. Above all, these tiny polished gems reveal a keen sense of wonder. They capture the essence of haiku in a way very few English language versions do.' - Liza Dalby, author of The Tale of Murasaki

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