American Haiku Archives
I was back in one of my favorite places today, Sacramento. The California State Library there has an extensive haiku archive that includes visual poetry boards or shikishi (色紙）and many books on haiku in English and American haiku. Today, thanks to the Sacramento Poetry Center, I gave a public lecture at the library about the history and practice of haiku. I loved being back in Sacramento and discovering this gem of a collection. Hope to explore the archive more next time.