Alex Jones(aka Alex Suhanov) is a writer, poet, translator and composer. He was born in 1944 in the USSR and lives in Australia since 1991.
The author of 3 books of poetry: "SONG LYRICS"(2012), "The Dream" (1995) and "Sea-Ocean" (1997)with translations into Russian of Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson - Australia's famous poets.
Organizer and presenter of the Sydney Club poetic meetings (1994-1998).
Since 2011 he published 9 e-books in English and Russian languages.
Also he has several musical and literary webpages on the Internet
В России больше известно название ХОККУ, поэтому оно и легло в основу названия данной книги «хоккУшки-хохотУшки», в которую я собрал все свои смешные хайку, сенрю, танка – это другие жанры короткой японской поэзии.
I gathered here all my funny haiku, senryu, tanka, acting on the principle of "Better less but thinner in humour"
Selection of the best poems been written by Alex Jones for many years in the wide range from humour to sarcasm. Some aphorisms are structured as a haiku (5-7-5 syllables).
This book is a collection of fine verses translated from Russian into English by the author himself.
It's a real poetic journey more than 40 years long from Moscow to Sydney via other distinations.
The author is honest and sincere in his thoughts and views on different matters and issues.
It's worth reading!