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The Heart of Haiku

Author: 

Jane Hirshfield

An engaging history of the haiku form of poetry and the life of Basho, the poet who developed it.

Favorite Thing: 
The way the historical context has made me appreciate haiku more
The Heart of Haiku
Book Length: 
Shortest
Part of Series: 
Not part of a series
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
Moderate