By Frank J. Furno
Have you usually had a fascination with the 5-7-5, seventeen syllable rhythm of haiku? the style during which its very succinctness can conjure, evoke and galvanize imaginings, thoughts and suggestions either well-known and as but unknown?
American Haiku: Fifty Dates and Fifty States brings you English language haiku that educates, transports and makes you smile.
American Haiku: Fifty Dates and Fifty States delivers, expensive reader, America’s beginnings, its formation, its engines, its humans, during the lens of its wonderful background. persist with the expansion of the States from the unique 13 colonies via each one westerly growth, to their end result in occur future as each is admitted to the Union. think, see and picture, in fifty seventeen-syllable remedies, the improvement, the industrial progress, and the personalities that formed our heritage from small outposts, via invention, strife, and maintenance to modernity via undefined, expertise and management within the world.
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