Episode 7: Baseball Haiku

Haiku Chronicles takes you "back to the ballgame" with baseball haiku. Discussion and readings of baseball haiku and senryu by Alan Pizzarelli, Donna Beaver, Cor van den Heuvel and Ed Markowski.

Intro Poem:

spring breeze
this grassy field makes me
want to play catch
— Masaoka Shiki

Special thanks to
W. W. Norton & Company publisher of Baseball Haiku edited by Cor van den Heuvel and Nanae Tamura and the Chautauqua Institution, New York for the 2008 audio segments of Ed Markowski. Murray and the Haydn Quartet singing, Take me Out to the Ball Game (Public Domain).

 Baseball Haiku: The Best Haiku Ever Written About the Game by by Cor van den Heuvel and Nanae Tamura (W.W. Norton, 2007).

Baseball Haiku: The Best Haiku Ever Written About the Game by by Cor van den Heuvel and Nanae Tamura (W.W. Norton, 2007).

PRAISE FOR BASEBALL HAIKU “Will inspire some fans to be poets & some poets to be ball players.” —Library Journal, starred review .