ED BAKER: THINGS JUST COME THROUGH
Red Ochre Press
8215 Flower Avenue
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This page last updated: 11th December 2007.
|ED BAKER: THINGS JUST COME THROUGH|
This is a small book in two languages, with a personal touch. There is one haiku-like poem per page in English, with the other language (Korean) in freehand on the facing page. There are a few very pleasant drawings that are in keeping with the style. This book has a good feel about it. There are no full-stops to be seen and the poems are of a linear shape over four or more lines:
Snipping some flower what's left her fragranceThe subtitle is KOREAN SPRING ORCHID and I count eleven small pieces about this flower. As in the example above, the book links the flower to a girl, and one piece names it:
Korean Flower opening entirely within and withoutThis little book has a contemplative feel and is a pleasant introduction to the Korean orchid.
|reviewer: Doreen King|