A Samurai's Pink House

December 6, 2020
A Samurai's Pink House

The poems in A Samurai's Pink House are threaded with thetransformation of the seasons from Matsuo Basho's travels to a loveaffair between a kabuki cross-dresser and a lonely geisha and thestruggles of women in ancient and modern-day Japan. The collectiontakes the reader on a journey through the fascinating culture ofJapan with graceful and accessible language. A sensuous, powerfuland beautiful collection that moves across rice fields, tea houses,cherry orchards and narrow alleys where characters, in differentstages of life, strive to find identity, peace and love.