Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky,
We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That we may record our emptiness.
– Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese-American writer, poet, and artist
April is National Poetry Month and to close the month out, I’m presenting another edition of book spine haiku for my last post in April. This volume features creations by Laurel Kallenbach, a good friend, classmate at Syracuse University’s Creative Writing Program many moons ago and blogger of Laurel’s Compass, which I praised in a previous blog; Anne-Marie Pine, friend and teacher at my daughter’s school (and my son’s third-grade teacher four years ago); John Farrell, emerging screenwriter and classmate in fiction at Syracuse University’s Creative Writing Program; and two more from me.