For the One Who Needs Them...
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|Format: ||Paperback, 130 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 21 April 2015|
The two hundred and fifty haiku works in this poetic book meditate on the fullness of the human condition with minimalist and concise wording, utilizing the five-syllable, seven-syllable, five-syllable school, yet Becket adds his own method to the discipline to make each work as meaningful as possible. Ranging from the humorous to the heartrendingly poignant, these haikus exemplify his ongoing endeavor to simply and succinctly encourage the struggling, comfort the mournful, identify with the outcast, as well as contemplate on the more significant elements of life. This book of haikus is for the one who needs them-the one who feels abandoned and alone, the one whose mind needs relief from worry and fear, the one who seeks assurance that hope is attainable.
About the Author
Becket is the assistant to New York Times bestselling author Anne Rice, with whom he co-created The Blood Vivicanti serial. He is also the author of ten other books, including Posting Hope, The Door to Heaven, and The Christmas King. He is also the composer of a self-titled music album. His other poetic work is titled Pi Poems for the one who needs them... This is his first book of haikus.
20.29 x 12.7 x 0.79 centimeters (0.10 kg)|
15+ years |