Five Seven Five Sports: / 2012 in Haiku – / Language of the Games

by Andrew Hanson



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/18/2013

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 404
ISBN : 9781481714419
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 404
ISBN : 9781481714426

About the Book

In Five Seven Five Sports: / 2012 in Haiku – / Language of the Games, Andrew Hanson reveals a unique celebration of sports in 2012. His collection of haiku poetry highlights, examines, and memorializes the greatest games and the most prominent players and moments from each day of the calendar year. Ranging in length from 1-14 verses, Hanson’s haiku feature collegiate and professional competitions from all over the world in: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Hockey, Soccer, Tennis, and many more. Hanson’s 366 haiku will prompt general sports fans to recall the championship games and most successful athletes of 2012, language enthusiasts to pore over the alliterations, acronyms, and analogies, and avid sports fans to ponder the sophisticated strategies and record-breaking performances that are detailed.

About the Author

Andrew Hanson played three seasons of professional baseball in the Independent Leagues following four years of success on the diamond for Princeton. He has previously published articles about sports in The Sports Lawyers Journal and The Keene Sentinel. He currently resides in Boston, in between the Garden and Fenway.