Inside His Time Machine is the evocative and richly human first collection of haiku by award winning poet John McManus.
Themes of loss, fear, violence, isolation and family are repeatedly explored within the narrative of McManus's work, but along with these often deeply personal explorations, some of his poems show a knowledge and concern for the social issues of religion, war, poverty and disability. The language displayed throughout the collection is clean and precise, but it also shows off John's gift for linguistic musicality.
first day of spring
the doctor knocks off
* * *
an old man turns back
into a tree.
John McManus lives in Carlisle, Cumbria, with his wife and two children.
He is an award winning haiku poet, whose work has been published in journals and anthologies from all over the world. He is the founder and current editor of Frozen Butterfly, the world's first video haiku journal. He's also the former Expositions editor for A Hundred Gourds.
Published in April 2016
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