Hillman City Haibun (Walkin’, Lichen)

As I noted in my last haibun post, walks = poetry. If you do not get a poem when walking, you have not walked long enough. Ask Charles Reznikoff, who was well-known for taking walks of 15 to 20 miles. 26 Moonlit Night The trees’ shadows lie in black pools on the...

Peter Culley’s Hammertown

The first moment I heard about Peter Culley’s serial poem Hammertown, immediately I intuited that it was similar to what I was doing with A Time Before Slaughter. It would be a couple of years before I would get to confirm that, on the occasion of Culley’s...