Last Train Home and other poetry
|Last Train Home (Pondhawk Press, 2021) — Hop on board and experience the sights, smells, sounds, and emotions of train travel around the globe. Edited by award-winning haiku poet, Jacqueline Pearce, Last Train Home is an international collection of close to 600 haiku, tanka, rengay, and haiku sequences by 193 poets from 22 different countries. The anthology features poems by some of the best contemporary English-language haiku poets, and includes a selection of poems in more than one language.
The book is aimed at adults, but teachers will find many examples of poems to inspire middle grade and teen readers and writers. A few examples: