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Five Weeks

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Chapbook of Poetry (2007)
Published: June 2007
Publisher: independently released
ISBN: 978-1-4303-2050-0
48 pages, perfect bound, 6" x 9"
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"Five weeks, five petals, five different views on life. A chapbook of experimental haiku and haibun, Five Weeks takes the reader on a journey through the raw expanse of nature and the raw expanse of the human heart. A beautiful visual examination of what it means to be."

What People Are Saying:

"A perfect mid-summer read. A mix of Haiku, Haibun... very clever, touching, poignant. If you don’t have it yet, this 48-page book contains some very fine haiku and a few haibun, and prose pieces as well, and you should have it, read it!"
Thomas Trofimuk, Great Summer Reads List, 2007

"Written and designed by Pilarski, [Five Weeks] brings a contemporary twist to two established but relatively uncommon poetic forms." — ExpressNews, University of Alberta

"[Five Weeks] exemplifies his penchant for breaking the traditional rules of haiku." — The Stony Plain Reporter

"In Subway, Pilarski intersperses non-traditional haiku into the haibun of the story to create a sense of motion. He uses the haibun to describe the bustle of the subway while it's moving between stops and then uses haiku to describe the silent moments of motionlessness while the underground transport is still. [This] is an example of the non-traditional way Pilarski writes some his poems." — Spruce Grove Examiner

"48 pages of gorgeous haiku and a smattering of haibun (prose with haiku)." — Mike Gravel, StreetRag

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