A Pocketful of Poems

True con­fes­sions: I have an obses­­sive-com­pul­­sive per­son­al­i­ty. For­tu­nate­ly, I chan­nel in most­ly healthy ways. A Pock­et­ful of Poems is a prime exam­ple. Back in the 1990’s (was it that long ago?) I came across The Essen­tial Haiku, edit­ed by Robert Hass. Once I plant­ed my face in this col­lec­tion of poems by Basho, Buson, and […]