This book contains mostly Japanese Haiku, well translated into English by Donegan.
It can open the heart so one can deal with the relevant emotions, and so is a gateway to your own life and deepen yourself.
If you want to know what haiku is about, what a haiku can do, why haiku are important, read this book.
A beautiful book and inspiring on my travels around the country.Published 8 days ago by adrian rodriguez
This book skillfully melds poetry and self cultivation in a way that Confucian poets would be proud of. There is a nice combo of western poetry and traditional haiku in this book. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard Heby
Patricia Donegan made this book of haiku special because she shared such wonderful insights. Her remarks were as inspiring as the haiku itself. Thank you PatriciaPublished 5 months ago by Marilyn A. Naas
After receiving the book in a timely fashion, I can only say that this is an excellent volume. The haiku choices are superb, the commentary more enlightening than almost every... Read morePublished 5 months ago by RBNewsAstroNapa
The beauty and the spirit of haiku poetry is well elaborated
Gives you the perfect relaxation after a difficult day.
It's cliche,very boring. I guess haiku isn't for everyone.
It's my first time reading this sort of book and it was a total disappointment.
Donegan has re-energized my interest in the haiku. It's been a few years since I was drawn back into the simplicity, but wisdom of haiku poems, but Donegan has brought be back. Read morePublished 23 months ago by William B. Baun
This book contains mostly Japanese Haiku, well translated into English by Donegan. There are also many haiku from English speaking authors and a handful from other languages... Read morePublished on April 29, 2012 by Christopher Barrett