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  • Human Mind, Awakening And Reformby Satish Kumar

    Kalpaz Publications 2002; US$ 45.99

    This work is a brief but comprehensive study on mind management, beauty of nature, inner urges, coexistence, definition of life, patience, unjustified hunger, emotions, equality of human beings, sense of pride, sorrow, pleasure, human behaviour, respect, sacrifice, unexpected happenings, hunger for money and ignorance. It will be a useful study for... more...

  • Morning Haikuby Sonia Sanchez

    Beacon Press 2010; US$ 14.00

    This new volume by the much-loved poet Sonia Sanchez, her first in over a decade, is music to the ears: a collection of haiku that celebrates the gifts of life and mourns the deaths of revered African American figures in the worlds of music, literature, art, and activism. In her verses, we hear the sounds of Max Roach "exploding in the universe," the... more...

  • Office Haikuby James Rogauskas

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79

    Poems! About your office! We work hard at our jobs, and in return we are frequently plagued by bad coffee, strange smells, paper cuts, other people, and, at least once a week, Mondays. So what better way to tackle the absurdities of the modern workplace--to get a little peace!--than with Zen poetry? In the first poetry collection to do just that,... more...

  • Hockey Haikuby John Poch; Chad Davidson

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79

    The greatest collection of hockey-related poetry this or any house has ever published, and a watershed moment in American letters. Hockey haiku is the most rarefied of the haiku genres, and it represents the perfect union of graceful brutality, ordered chaos, and the blood that courses through our veins...and onto the ice. Hockey Haiku: The... more...

  • Windfall Applesby Richard Stevenson

    Athabasca University Press 2010; US$ 16.95

    The venerable tanka and her upstart cousin kyoka mingle with Kerouac’s American pop haiku in five-liner imagist poems and linked sequences. In Windfall Apples, Richard Stevenson mixes east and west with backyard barbecue and rueful reflection. more...

  • Mirabaiby Robert Bly; Jane Hirshfield

    Beacon Press 2004; US$ 14.00

    Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions. Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan in 1498, Mira (as she is more commonly known) eschewed the marriage her royal family had arranged for her, celebrating instead her right to independence and intense devotion to Krishna in both her life and poetry. In this collection, Robert... more...

  • Selected Poemsby Rabindranath Tagore

    Penguin Books Ltd 2005; US$ 16.91

    The poems of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) are among the most haunting and tender in Indian and in world literature, expressing a profound and passionate human yearning. His ceaselessly inventive works deal with such subjects as the interplay between God and the world, the eternal and transient, and with the paradox of an endlessly changing universe... more...

  • On Love and Barleyby Matsuo Basho; Lucien Stryk

    Penguin Books Ltd 1985; US$ 11.27

    Basho, one of the greatest of Japanese poets and the master of haiku, was also a Buddhist monk and a life-long traveller. His poems combine 'karumi', or lightness of touch, with the Zen ideal of oneness with creation. Each poem evokes the natural world - the cherry blossom, the leaping frog, the summer moon or the winter snow - suggesting the smallness... more...

  • The Penguin Book of Japanese Verseby Geoffrey Bownas; Anthony Thwaite

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 15.50

    Poetry remains a living part of the culture of Japan today. The clichés of everyday speech are often to be traced to famous ancient poems, and the traditional forms of poetry are widely known and loved. The congenial attitude comes from a poetical history of about a millennium and a half. This classic collection of verse therefore contains poetry from... more...

  • The Songs of the Southby Qu Yuan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 21.14

    The Songs of the South is an anthology first compiled in the second century A.D. Its poems, originating from the state of Chu and rooted in Shamanism, are grouped under seventeen titles and contain all that we know of Chinese poetry's ancient beginnings. The earliest poems were composed in the fourth century B.C. and almost half of them are traditionally... more...