Project Description

Of This World: A Poet’s Life in Poetry

Edited by Richard Lewis
Photographs by Helen Buttfield
Dial Press,1968

A collection of the poetry of the 18th century Japanese haiku poet, Issa, arranged as a poetic retelling of his life. The beauty of the natural world is captured in luminous photographs that accompany and enhance Issa’s enchanting and moving expression of his encounter with all of the living world.

96 pages • hardbound • $10.00 • Order Form