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Haiku Canada Member Biography

Ignatius Fay

Ignatius, a retired invertebrate paleontologist, has been a student of haiku for twenty years. More recently, he has begun exploring tanka, haibun and rengay as well. His poems have appeared in many of the most respected online and print journals.

His latest collection of poems, entitled Breccia, a collaboration with fellow haiku poet Irene Golas, was published in October 2012. The previous year, he published Points In Between, an anecdotal history of his first 23 years.

As of December 2012, he is the editor of the Haiku Society of America Bulletin.

Haiku from Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology 2011 Observer Observed

writer’s block
I tap the crumbs
from the keyboard

~Charles Trumbull~

After the downpour
a sparrow in the gutter
sipping at clouds

~Klaus Dieter Wirth~

distant thunder...
a flashlight
weaving down the path

~David Elliott~

oven warm bread
the long reach
of the baker

~Hans Jongman~

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