Poems from Japan
The Kent State University Press
“These poems are like yen the color and the size of dollars. They are American poems, they are English, but they almost seem like versions of the Japanese. The music is lovely and the form is graceful. They are a delight to read.”—Gerald Stern
David Hassler directs the Wick Poetry Center at Kent State University and is the author of two books of poems, most recently Red Kimono, Yellow Barn, for which he was awarded Ohio Poet of the Year. He is the author of Growing Season: The Life of a Migrant Community (The Kent State University Press, 2006) and coeditor of Learning by Heart: Contemporary American Poetry about School, After the Bell: Contemporary American Prose about School, and A Place to Grow: Voices and Images of Urban Gardeners.