Haiku poems, known the world over, originated from collaborative poetry recognized as renga, and then later renku, which Matsuo Bashō made famous. Here is an entirely new and exciting experiment between two poets who are prepared to stretch their poetic muscles.
Content warning: This may prove poetically addictive!
—Alan Summers, Founder of Call of Page and
President of United Haiku and Tanka Society
Just Dust and Stone is nothing short of a masterpiece. Bold yet intimate, these visionary poems are pure magic. With intricate dynamics and seamless transitions, it is clear that Rickert and Jastermsky are not only masters of their craft but also a powerhouse team. A must-read!
—Tia Haynes, Editor of Prune Juice