Sunday, August 05, 2012

breakfast with epiphanies - new haiku collection

“Reading breakfast with epiphanies reminds us again why Owen Bullock is one of New Zealand’s most accomplished haiku poets. Owen’s haiku makes its impact quickly with a minimum of words. The haiku enter our minds the way experience of the physical world does, through our senses. In each of his finely-crafted poems, he directs our attention to specific moments, helps us to celebrate them and to let them go. Owen’s finely honed haiku explore a range of ideas, from the self, to his innermost thoughts about relationships, to his delight in nature.”
 Patricia Prime, Co-editor of Kokako

Owen Bullock began writing haiku in 1999 and since then his work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, such as Presence, The Heron's Nest, Magnapoets, Red Moon, etc, in seven countries. This is his second collection of haiku, following wild camomile (Post Pressed, Australia, 2009). He also publishes tanka, haibun and renga, as well as longer forms of poetry, and fiction. Owen has been an editor of Spin, Kokako, Bravado and Poetry NZ, and was one of the editors of Take Five: Best Contemporary Tanka, Volume IV.

Copies of Owen Bullock's new collection of haiku are available from Ocean Books:
Or email Owen direct:

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