Here’s a snippet of what Faiers had to say:
Terry is a master haijin, and current President of Haiku Canada. But most of the poetry is longer in form, and truly heart wrenching. Amid heat and sweat stench she records eight-year-old girls forced into prostitution and infection with AIDS and other horrors. As a Buddhist, Terry doesn’t flinch from acknowledging these truths of suffering, and yet somehow I came away from reading this collection feeling hopeful and inspired.
Read the full review here.
You can catch Terry Ann reading in Gabriola Island, B.C., July 21st at 8:30pm.