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Windfall Apples

Tanka and Kyoka

by (author) Richard Stevenson

Athabasca University Press
Initial publish date
Mar 2010
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The venerable tanka and her upstart cousin kyokamingle with Kerouac’s American pop haiku in five-liner imagistpoems and linked sequences. In Windfall Apples, RichardStevenson mixes east and west with backyard barbecue and ruefulreflection.

About the author

Richard Stevenson was born in 1952 in Victoria, British Columbia. A prolific writer, Richard has published twelve collections of poetry (including Why Were All the Werewolves Men? (Thistledown, 1994), and Nothing Definite Yeti (Ekstasis Editions, 1999)) and four poetry chapbooks. Richard won the 1994 Stephan G. Stephansson Award for From the Mouths of Angels (Ekstasis, 1993). He is also the co-founder of Naked Ear, a poetry-jazz performance ensemble.

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