In this heartlifting hardback, poet and photographer Gregson pairs his profoundly simple haiku with evocative photo backgrounds, collecting the best from his tumblr in a celebration of love and togetherness.
“There’s time we can waste
and there’s time we can treasure.
Please have both with me.”
– perfect for National Poetry Month.
Book info: All the Words Are Yours: Haiku On Love / Tyler Knott Gregson. Tarcher Perigee, 2015. [author site] [publisher site] [author video interview] Review copy and cover image courtesy of the publisher.
My book talk: A Montana poet and photographer celebrates the many sides of love in this collected volume of haiku paired with photos, originally posted daily on his tumblr.
“Love me as I am,
see me for who I will be,
forgive who I was.”
Hand-written on sticky notes or set down on paper with an old-fashioned typewriter, each haiku says love, every day.
“It’s okay you know,
to be carried now and then,
Strength too needs a rest.”