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Haiku Canada Member Biography

Mike Montreuil

Mike is a writer and translator of Japanese short form poetry. His most recent book of translations, Micheline Beaudry's tanka book "Comme une etoile filante/Like a Shooting Star" was published in 2012 by Bondi Studios.

He is the haibun editor for the on-line journal "A Hundred Gourds."

Mike's most recent haibun collection "The Neighbours are Talking" was shortlisted for a Haiku Foundation Touchstone Book Award.

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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