The haiku in Furrows of Snow emerge from the currents of a life spent near rivers. The pleasures and sorrows of these currents deepen each time you read them. For sample poems and ordering information, click the book cover below.
Richard Straw writes:
For those who would like to read his haibun, “Foothills,” it’s available online where it was first published:
Coats, Glenn G., “Foothills,” Haibun Today, Volume 8, Number 1, March 2014, accessed June 20, 2020, https://haibuntoday.com/ht81/h_Coats_Foothills.html.
This haibun also appears on pages 71 to 74 of a book published by Pineola Publishing in 2014, which includes the other two haibun that Glenn read recently (i.e., “Operation Mainstream” on page 53 and “Beyond the Muted Trees” on page 78):
Coats, Glenn G., “Beyond the Muted Trees,” The Haiku Foundation Digital Library, accessed June 20, 2020, https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/4324.
Two other books haibun by Glenn appear in The Haiku Foundation’s digital library, the first published by Pineola Publishing in 2013 and the second by Red Moon Press in 2017:
Coats, Glenn G., “Snow on the Lake: Haibun & Haiku,” The Haiku Foundation Digital Library, accessed June 20, 2020, https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/4323.
Coats, Glenn G., “waking and dream,” The Haiku Foundation Digital Library, accessed June 20, 2020, https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/omeka/items/show/4752.
Another of Glenn’s haibun collections was published last fall by Snapshot Press as part of its eBooks series:
Coats, Glenn G., “Degrees of Acquaintance,” 2019, Snapshot Press eBooks, accessed June 20, 2020, http://www.snapshotpress.co.uk/ebooks/Degrees_of_Acquaintance.pdf.
For an in-depth interview that Ray Rasmussen had with Glenn in 2013 for Haibun Today, read the following:
Rasmussen, Ray, “Humbled by the Might of a Few Words: An Interview with Glenn G. Coats,” Haibun Today, Volume 7, Number 2, June 2013, accessed June 20, 2020, http://haibuntoday.com/ht72/a_Rasmussen_Coats.html.