Jim Harrison’s final book of poems, Dead Man’s Float

Light from the window
knifes Jim Harrison’s poems
this autumn morning.

Haiku and photo © 2017 by Magical Mystical Teacher
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Posted on October 6, 2017, in 5-7-5, haiku, Haiku My Heart, Poetry Pantry, Poets United, Recuerda Mi Corazon and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 27 Comments.

  1. every moment – a chance to realign, to choose love, to lift the veil of suffering. i stand beside you and the nuthatch girl and turn towards the quickening light.

  2. Another lovely haiku, MMT. 🙂

  3. Yes. It is up to us to revive the gods… I am glad they approve of supernatural cheating. We could all use a few tricks up our sleeves right about now…

  4. I just love this page and your haiku MMT.

  5. Very visual haiku with your lovely haiku ~ touches me viscerally ~ thanks ^_^

    A ShutterBug Explores ~ aka (A Creative Harbor)

    Thanks for your invite ~ glad to be back and able to get on Rebecca’s site to read all your wonderful haiku

  6. oh my that is soooo damn good!! … front and back… thank for the into 2 a new author… I done get out much… ms pie

  7. I like the last line of the poem in the book – “It is up to poets to revive gods.” I think Jim Harrison would be very pleased with the beautiful way you featured his poem.

  8. wow!!! GREAT IMAGING

    much love…


    How that light cuts! Like a laser.

  10. Gods do encourage supernatural cheating. Some are given gifts that others do not understand. Oh, to fly on wings…I have never read Nuthatch Girl, but for some reason I feel like I know her.

    Thank you!

  11. Love the image of sun making a statements in poetry… but the last line of his poem is the one that sticks.

  12. A most unique way to present a new poem and author AND a beautiful haiku. Bravo

  13. I love the photo and the haiku and, especially, “It’s up to the poets to revive the gods.” Wow!

  14. “It’s up to the poets to revive the gods.” Love this!❤️

  15. Yes that last line of the poem is wonderful. Nice how you combine the book, the poem and your haiku. So creative.

  16. I feel your thought here. Just have to credit you for this piece of new angle to the light from a window. I think that’s brilliant! Pun intended.

  17. This really made my day! Now I have to find our more about Jim Harrison.

  18. LOVE that stunningly clear picture. The image, too. 🙂

  19. Brilliant how the light knives the poem

  20. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    Ahhh! Every element perfect.

  21. Do girls really read poetry naked in Missouri?:)

  22. So well said. I have to go back and reread Jim Harrison. Those last two lines of his really hit home.

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