WrenKu ~ a New Hampshire haiku group which meets quarterly under old apple trees and in tatami rooms, for the sharing of haiku, senryu, kasen renku & other related forms ...
Pediatrician Kelley White worked in inner city Philadelphia and now works in rural New Hampshire. Her poems have appeared in journals including Exquisite Corpse, Rattle and JAMA. Her most recent books are TOXIC ENVIRONMENT (Boston Poet Press) and TWO BIRDS IN FLAME (Beech River Books). She received a 2008 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grant.
Pat Davis is a retired elementary school teacher, who returned to writing haiku after a forty year hiatus, in which time she raised a family, returned to college, and taught school. She was motivated to write again while at the Second Haiku Gathering at Wild Graces in Deerfield, NH in September of 2015.
She enjoys her family, traveling with her husband, reading, painting, and keeping in touch with friends.
Hardly a breeze ~
as close to silence
as I'll ever be
basket maker bows
the birch tree is ready
to give its bark
Susan Lang is a native NH gardener, singer, wool artist, photographer and haiku poet featured in Akitsu Quarterly and Brass Bell online haiku forum. She has performed and read at the Annual Haiku Gatherings at Wild Graces .
hard to resist
the call of peanuts
in the blue dish
Robin White, a potter, beekeeper & Reiki Master, is also the founding editor of AKITSU QUARTERLY and the hostess of the ANNUAL HAIKU GATHERINGS AT WILD GRACES. Her poetry has appeared in numerous publications including Modern Haiku, Rolling Stone, bottle rockets, Under the Basho, Frogpond, hedgerow, and Moonbathing: A Journal of Women's Tanka.
in the monarda
a bee's buzz
gray feather clouds
mask a glowing ball of fire
but for the speckled
two of us brush painting in turn autumn night
Seeking the natural beauty of each day, in each person, in each experience, Marshall practices art in diverse forms. New to haiku, he has a background in science, art, and community health. His artwork has been included in FRIENDS OF SILENCE and AKITSU QUARTERLY.
David is a communication consultant with Mercer, a Global Human Resources Firm. A lifelong poet & composer, his poems and haiku have appeared in several periodicals, anthologies and journals, including Akitsu Quarterly, and he has performed with numerous musical groups in the U.S. and abroad. David and his wife, Susan, continue to write and perform throughout New England, Pennsylvania, and Virginia with their group, Crazy Cowz.