November 27, 2009

Haiga 291

Israel Lopez Balan: A Mexican haijin. He lives and works in Mexico City as an architect-painter. He is a collaborator of El Rincon del Haiku, a haiku-web in Spanish, and the founder of Asfalto Mojado, a Urban Haiku Workshop online.

November 18, 2009

Haiga 288

Haiku by Ron Riddell: He is one of New Zealand’s most widely published poets. Also, a painter, a musician and the author of a number of plays and novels, he has published 15 collections of verse. At present, he lives in the New Zealand capital city, Wellington, where he is Director of The Wellington International Poetry Festival

November 16, 2009


Jerry Kilbride: A long time bartender at the prestigious Olympic Club in SF. Was one of the instrumental people in establishing the American Haiku Archives. He was also a founding member of the Haiku Poets of Northern California as well as a very active member of the Haiku Society of America for decades

November 5, 2009

Haiga 283

Haiku by Francine Porad. Lives, writes and paints in the Seatle, WA. area. Former President of HSA. Her haiku poems appear widely, nationally and internationally.