|A Groundbreaking Collection of Haiku!|
And luxuriant imagination!
The 161 satisfying haiku by Ban’ya Natsuishi, one of the world’s leading haiku masters, weave allegories for the 21st century that are both realistic and fantastical. These are interspersed with humorous illustrations by Kuniharu Shimizu that combine the concrete and the abstract.
The edition contains Japanese with corresponding English text in order to appeal to readers from around the world.
12th haiku collection.
About the Author
Banya Natsuishi is the penname of Masayaki Inui. This is his eleventh book of haiku and his first in English. He serves as executive director of the Modern Haiku Association in Japan, and founded and edits the modern haiku magazine Ginyu. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.