Gary Barwin and derek beaulieu's seamless cross-Canada collaboration has resulted in frogments from the frag pool: haiku after Basho. This collection of poetry mixes joy with rigour, playfulness with contemplation, and the absurd with poetic passion. Barwin and beaulieu have created poetry that is wise, witty, and wry. Filled with translations, responses, remixes, and new takes on Matsuo Basho's famous frog haiku, frogments from the frag pool exuberantly ripples genre, expectation, and meaning.
October 2005 : Canada Paperback