This is the first in a four-part series exploring the seasonal sections of my forthcoming haiku collection The Deep End of the Sky.
“The Tractor’s Radio” is the title of the spring section of The Deep End of the Sky, my forthcoming collection of haiku from Turtle Light Press. This section of the book features 11 haiku beginning with these two:
all you’ll ever need to know
And here is this section’s title haiku:
stars at dusk:
the tractor’s radio
My family has deep roots in South Dakota. So, while many haiku in The Deep End of the Sky depict the farm landscape of America’s heartland, others are more personal, touching on aging and the loss of loved ones, such as this one, also in the spring section:
speaking of the dead
in a softer voice
Here’s one more with South Dakota’s state flower:
than their purple
pasque at first light
The Deep End of the Sky is available to pre-order from Turtle Light Press’s store for $12.50 with free shipping in the U.S.