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Essay
Aug.23.2011
Amazon Kindle Single
The Heart of Haiku is an Amazon Kindle Single--Amazon's new series of short, editorially curated works. Kindle Singles are only buyable on Amazon--but there is a free app which allows downloading onto PCs, Macs, iPads, smart phones, etc. This one's priced at 99 cents.   DESCRIPTION: In seventeenth-century Japan, the wandering poet Basho developed haiku, a...