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Cricket never does : a collection of haiku and tanka

Author: Myra Cohn Livingston; Kees de Kiefte
Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of more than fifty original haiku and tanka verses about the four seasons. Seasonal changes are explored in more than 60 short Haiku & Tanka.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myra Cohn Livingston; Kees de Kiefte
ISBN: 0689811233 9780689811234
OCLC Number: 35138394
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 42 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Along railroad tracks --
Another raindrop --
Balanced on a crane --
Bougainvillea spills --
Changing before my --
Close your eyes! Feel the --
Eclipsing the sun --
Even in Summer --
Even the moon lies --
Floating in by way --
For one instant, a --
Hemlocks build themselves --
Here go the willows --
Here we are, Winter --
How angry you are --
How could I sleep through --
How the birds quarrel --
In between downpours --
In silver armor --
Leaning against each --
Long green fingernails --
Look how the birds turn --
Looking into a --
No matter how hard --
Not wishing to stop --
Now and again, clouds --
Now that Christmas is --
Now that December --
Ocean, how do you --
Old rags hold fast to --
On Easter Sunday. On the tree, a peal --
One by one, circling --
One chrysanthemum --
One last patch of sky --
One long crack in the --
One willow escapes --
Only a blue jay --
Outside the walls of --
Peeking from her room --
Piles of ragged leaves --
Pines, tamed by fences --
Quiet morning fog --
Seagulls also stand --
Searching for only --
Shiny colored tents --
Skyscrapers drown in --
Slowly the ocean --
Snow sits on cold steps --
Sprawling across the --
Squawk at the ocean --
Stalking my garden --
Suddenly earth, sky, --
Surfers, cresting the --
The First day of school --
The Moon rides so low --
There goes Sun, again, --
These are not foaming --
We pass old friends still --
Wet newspapers cling --
What a strange carpet --
What mermaid found this --
Whatever you have --
When the rain has stopped --
Whirring from fuchsia --
Who has the better --
Wild branches, spilling.
Responsibility: Myra Cohn Livingston ; illustrated by Kees de Kiefte.

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A collection of more than fifty original haiku and tanka verses about the four seasons. Seasonal changes are explored in more than 60 short Haiku & Tanka.

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