School's Out: Selected Haiku of Randy M. Brooks

School's Out is precisely what a selected works should be: a showcase of a substantial number of haiku from decades of work. It is a landmark collection and confirms that Randy Brooks is one of the foremost haiku poets in the English language.

School's Out: Selected Haiku of Randy M. Brooks

by Randy M. Brooks
Professor of English, Millikin University

Randy M. Brooks. School's Out: Selected Haiku of Randy M. Brooks. Foster City, CA: Press Here, 1999. First edition paperback, (6" X 9") 104 pages. ISBN: 1-878798-20-0

two lines in the water . . .
not a word between
father and son

Includes 174 haiku, 65 never before published.

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From the Author's Preface:

"When school is out, I get to step down from my analytical frame of mind as a professor, and spend more time in a reflective or meditative state of mind that is more conducive to writing haiku." —Randy M. Brooks

holding hands . . .
until we reach
the blackberries
funeral procession . . .
snowflakes blowing
into the headlights
after all these years
she asks me about her mother . . .
I put on another log
dirt farmer's wife
at the screen door—
no tractor sound

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