Haiku Hotline, Vol. 9: Perseverance

The Haiku Hotline is a miniature weekly poetry journal, solicited via text & voicemail. You can listen to this installment at the end of this episode.


one hammer, two hands
in these times of destruction
you always rebuild

~AMY BASKIN, Portland



Older than mountains,
Ammonite waits to be seen,

Its shell pyritized.





Takes a gutsy seed
To look at a wall of rock
And say “I’ll grow there.”

~K.T., Saint Paul


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