Thursday, October 23, 2014

Carpe Diem Extra - E-Books Jane Reichhold

Dear Haijin, visitors and travelers,

It's now possible to get access to three E-Books, two by Jane Reichhold and one by myself. You can find them at the left and right side of our weblog.


Chèvrefeuille, your host


  1. Fantastic work Chevrefeuille for your ebook - that is the wat to go, for sure. Jane's book is a real marvel. Very engaging, and what a great line: ''before you can write haiku, you beed to be able to read haiku.''...!

  2. Yay! Thank you for making these available to us! :)

  3. Wanted to thank you again for these resources -- and also for pointing us to so many wonderful haiku poets. You'd mentioned Richard Wright recently and I was intrigued enough to purchase the book of his haiku -- it arrived finally -- and wow. A gem on every page:

    I am nobody:
    A red sinking autumn sun
    Took my name away.

    O finicky cat,
    Forgive me for this spring rain
    That disgusts you so!

    A soft wind at dawn
    Lifts one dry leaf and lays it
    Upon another.

    In the falling snow
    A laughing boy holds out his palms
    Until they are white.

    A cow is licking
    With long slow strokes of her tongue,
    Spring rain from her thigh.

    Just. Wow.

    So, with your recommendations and with these three new e-books -- well, it's a wonder I'm not pacing through the house clutching my head and moaning like a madman in ecstasy - a la Kerouac!