Learning to See the Truth

a North Carolina Haiku Society anthology
commemorating the thirty-fifth annual Haiku Holiday conference

edited by Lenard D. Moore and Dave Russo
art by Diane Katz

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Learning to See the Truth

river dark
the whistle of someone
rowing home

Glen G. Coats

not even close
to all her needs met
hothouse tomato

Roberta Beary

end of the old pier
a dead flounder's eye stares
at the autumn moon

Rebecca Ball Rust

A juried selection of the best haiku from members of the North Carolina Haiku Society (NCHS). Congratulations NCHS on 35 years of creativity!

Drawings, encuastic rubbings and photos by Diane Katz provide a rich, varied environment for a sensitive range of haiku.

Learning to See the Truth — Fine Edition — 6x9 in. hand-bound softcover — 20.95
Handmade hemp binding, Somerset cover, India-Silk Paper flyleaves,
full color printing, archival, 2014.

About the Editors

NCHS executive chairman Lenard D. Moore is a 2014 recipient of the North Carolina Awards for Literature, Science, the Fine Arts and Public Service and is author of A Temple Looming and Desert Storm: A Brief History. He was Gilbert-Chappell Distinguished Poet for Eastern North Carolina from 2007 to 2009, and founder and Executive Director of the Carolina African American Writers’ Collective, and co-founder of Washington Street Writers’ Group. He has won the Sam Ragan Fine Arts Award for his contribution to the fine arts of North Carolina. He is a past President of the the Haiku Society of America (HSA): the first Southerner and the first African American to be elected as President of the HSA.

Dave Russo’s haiku have appeared in Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Acorn, and other journals. He is included in the New Resonance 5 anthology from Red Moon Press. Dave organizes events for and is the web administrator of the North Carolina Haiku Society. He is also web administrator and on the board of directors for The Haiku Foundation.

Dave Russo and Lenard Moore also edited Rosenberry’s The Stone House as well as In the Night Shallows by Rebecca Ball Rust. Lenard Moore edited Rosenberry’s Beneath the Willow Tree.

Chasing the Sun is another Rosenberry title from the North Carolina Haiku Society.

Also of Interest

The Stone House

eds. Lenard D. Moore
Dave Russo

A Solitary Life

by Rob Dingman

the Willow Tree

ed. Lenard D. Moore

Chasing the Sun

Haiku North America
ed. Bob Moyer

In the Night Shallows

by Rebecca Ball Rust
eds. Lenard D. Moore &
Dave Russo

Western Brushstrokes

by Patricia Nolan

Last Bite

by Robert Moyer,
art by Guntram Porps
& Mona Wu

Blue Wolves
Are Howling
Grapefruit Orange

by Tyler Pruett

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