my husband, Gary, for giving me
the gift of seeing the beauty in life
has always been a favorite past time of mine since I can remember.
The poetry of haiku has now opened a new door for me. My novice
knowledge of haiku came from my elementary days of writing
5-7-5 syllable non-rhyming haiku. Learning the true haiku
through this course of Global Haiku has now taught me much
more about this beautiful and insightful poetry. There is
not a day that goes by that I am not thinking of haiku in
my mind, if not on paper. I enjoy reading and learning more
about this art each day.
collection of poetry represents my world as I see it through
words of haiku. Most people can describe their days of activities
and what they see, but to express those days through haiku
poetry takes concentration, meditation, and a love of the
earth and all it has to offer. This has been one of my goals
in learning to write haikuthat I grasp the feeling of
the moment and try to paint that picture for the reader. I
hope you enjoy my collection as much as I have enjoyed living
it and writing it.