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Frogpond 44.2 • 2021

Museum of Haiku
Literature Award

Haiku & Senryu

Essay 1 - "Persimmons"

Essay 2 - "Heft of Haiku"



Book Reviews

From the Editor

Haiku Society of America




Books Briefly Reviewed

by Randy Brooks, Tom Sacramona, Laurie D. Morrisey, Kristen Lindquist, Bruce Ross and Shelley Baker-Gard

<Books Briefly Reviewed>
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Three Simple Lines by Natalie Goldberg

Three Simple Lines: A Writer’s Pilgrimage into the Heart and Homeland of Haiku by Natalie Goldberg (New World Library, Novato, CA: 2021). 161 pages, 5.25 x 8.5. Hardcover, perfect bound. ISBN 978-1-60868-697-1. Available from online booksellers.

reviewed by Robert Epstein

<Three Simple Lines - review by Robert Epstein>
(complete PDF version)


Clay Moon by Thomas Powell

Clay Moon by Thomas Powell (Snapshot Press, Ormskirk, UK: 2020). 96 pages, 5 x 7.75. Perfect softbound. ISBN 978-1-903543-48-1. $28 from snapshotpress.co.uk.

reviewed by Kristen Lindquist

<Clay Moon - review by Krisen Lindquist>
(complete PDF version)


Sirens and Rain by Barry George

Sirens and Rain by Barry George (Accents Publishing, Lexington, KY: 2020). 79 pages, 5.5 x 8.5. Glossy cover, perfect softbound. ISBN 978-1-936628-62-9. $16 available from accents-publishing.com or online booksellers.

reviewed by Tom Clausen

<Sirens and Rain - review by Tom Clausen>
(complete PDF version)