Sensual, profound, delighted, wise, Hafez's poems have enchanted their readers for more than 600 years. One of the greatest figures of world literature, he remains today the most popular poet in modern Iran.
A powerful and ambiguous body of water lies at the heart of these poems, with shoals and channels that change with the forty-foot tide. Even the name is fluid - from one shore, the Bristol Channel, from the other Mor Hafren, the Severn Sea.
Sarah Lawson's haiku range from the traditional to quirky three-liners, from evocations of sunlight on apricots to starting puns and wordplay. Now she has gathered 100 largely unpublished haiku intu one arresting, thought-provoking collection.