Haikus from Fågeltofta

Haikus from Fågeltofta

Peter Guttorp, Nils Guttorp , Anna Guttorp

Mjukband

92 sidor

ISBN-13: 9789174635805

Förlag: Books on Demand

Utgivningsdatum: 06.07.2015

Språk: Engelska

Färg: Ja

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Haikus from Fågeltofta contains about 500 haiku poems. They were written by the musician and painter Nils Guttorp, who lived in the old school in the tiny village of Fågeltofta in the southernmost part of Sweden for more than 30 years.

The poems contain experiences, standpoints, and reflexions collected during a long life, and concerning widely varying topics: art and music, sports, weather, and metaphysics, the simplest and the most difficult.

Taken together, the collection of poems constitute an autobiography of sorts.

The author is strictly adhering to the very demanding haiku format. Every poem has three lines. The first line has five syllables, the second seven, and the third again five. Haiku is the art of saying a lot in a few words.

An example from the book:

Freedom by itself
does not help anybody
to choose direction.

Nils Guttorp died in March 2013 , 92 years of age.
Peter Guttorp

Peter Guttorp

Peter Guttorp:
Son of the author. Retired professor of Statistics. Lives in Seattle, USA.

Nils Guttorp

Nils Guttorp

Nils Guttorp 1920-2013

He was an artist and a musician. He exhibited paintings in the 40s and 50s, and served later as organist in Västerstad/Östraby, Kävlinge, and Vitaby/Södra Mellby in souther Sweden.

Anna Guttorp

Anna Guttorp

Anna Guttorp, Norrtälje. Grafisk redaktör med 25 års erfarenhet från bokbranschen. Författare till biografin Karolinen som aldrig gav upp som handlar om Johan Henrik Frisenheim.

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