current issue: volume 47.3 Autumn 2016


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Books Reviews in this Issue:

Stone’s Throw: Promises of Mere Words, by Gary Hotham (Montrose, Colo: Pinyon Publishing, 2016). 105 pages; 51⁄4" x 8". Glossy blue card covers; perfectbound. ISBN 978-1-936671-33-5. Price: $16.00 from

Imago, by Peter Yovu (Princeton, N.J.: Ornithopter Press, 2016). 32 pages, 45⁄8"x71⁄8". Gray card cover with block-printed wrappings; saddle-stitched. ISBN 978-1-942723-02-8. Price $11.00 from www.

Dewdrops on the Weeds, by Ludmila Balabanova (Bulgaria: Small Stations Press, 2016). 64 pages; 51⁄2"x81⁄4". Green and white matte card covers; perfectbound. ISBN 978-9-543840-47-2. Price: $5.00 from

Discovering Fire, by David Grayson (Winchester, Va.: Red Moon Press, 2016). 155 pages; 51⁄4" x 73⁄4". Glossy orange and black card covers; perfectbound. ISBN 978-1-936848-59-1. Price: $15.00 from

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Essays in this Issue:

"Haiku Aesthetics:
A Look at Understatement
Susan Antolin

"The Haiku Universe: On Nature"
Hasegawa Kai, translated
by Cheryl A. Crowley

"A Reply to Jim Kacian's
Realism Is Dead (and Always Was)"
David Landis Barnhill

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