is the first book published by The Association of Croatian
Haiku Poets in their new series of volumes of haiku.
page of this well manufactured book has a haiku in Croatian,
followed by the English translation. A sampling of the contents:
A single candle lights up
the brows of saints.
the old bell-ringer rings
to himself . . .
We dip our bread
in the first oil.
the five titled sections, the last one, A Miners Lamp,
has many insightful and empathetic poems. A sampling:
the miners serious face becomes
more serious still.
wrapped up in his
One more grave with a plaque
down this gallery flows