Carol Raisfeld lives in Atlantic Beach, New York.
She wrote her first haiku in April 2000 after
discovering the Shiki Internet Haiku Salon.
Photography and poetry are an integral part
of her life, as well as yoga and kickboxing.
Her hobbies include sailing, tournament chess,
sculpting and painting. As an inventor, Carol
holds US and foreign design patents in the
field of interactive soft toy design.
Carol serves as Director of WHChaikumultimedia
and as a moderator for WHClovehaiku.She contributes
to the World Tempos Journal, Beacons, Canon Photo-Haiku
World, and holds membership in The Haiku Society
of America, the World Haiku Association, The
Academy of American Poets, and the World Haiku
Club. Her poetry and photography have appeared
in The Poetry Protocol, Temps Libres-Free Times,
PhotoHaiku.net, TheWorld Haiku Review, HSA Members'
Anthology, 'Wild Fowers, New Leaves-Collection
of World Haiku, Frogfest, Amaze:The Cinquain
Journal, The Heron's Nest, Frogpond, Autumn Leaves,
as well as many online interactive Photo-Haiku
galleries. Her work can also be seen on her website,
walking the dog ...
if only he could see
the distant stars
spider dinner -
the guest arrives
wrapped in silk
midnight mass -
bats hang from the belfry
in the steeple's shadow
from the monkey bars