A Little Book of American Haiku is filled with classic style. This is a book of Haiku written in English. It follows the classic Japanese style in which the first three lines of each haiku has five syllables, the second line has seven syllables and the third has five. The haiku in this book cover topics beginning with the Ten Commandments and the Bill of Rights, followed by ones about love, longing, life, and death, politics and morality.
|Publisher:||Outskirts Press, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.10(d)|
About the Author
This is the author's first book that expresses his thoughts using the Japanese haiku format. Stanley Yokell is a retired professional Engineer who lives in Boulder, Colorado. Like many Colorado residents, he has lived a life full of outdoor activities. He has written or co-authored three technical books and 17 non-technical books on a wide variety of subjects that include erotica, short stories about dogs, the elderly, novels about a world war II landing ship tank (LST) that saw action in the pacific ocean, a cross-country bicycle ride,science fiction, and four mystery novels.