2003, Volume 1, Number 6
Mc gill, Karina Klesko & Garry Gay : Rengay
mulled in apple cider
fresh from the oven. . .
addressing note cards
a clove-studded orange
my reflection in the snifter
as brandy warms
the smell of buttered popcorn
from NYC, Allen lives, writes, acts and directs theatre in Mexico.
His published fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays, photos, etc., have appeared
in print as well as on line: NY Times, The Writer, Newsday, Literary, Potpourri,
Flashquake, Poetry Midwest, Poetic Voices, Herons Nest, Frogpond, Modern Haiku,
World Haiku Review, many others. He is an editor for Simply Haiku.
Klesko, resides in Louisiana, and is formerly from upstate New York.
She has been writing most of her life. In addition
to writing children's books
and Christian bible study plans, she writes rengay, tanka, renga, renku, cinquains,
zipped haiku and renga, crystallines, haibun, and creates haiga. She also works
with young children developing haiku learning exercises.
Gay born 1951, has a B.P.A. degree in photography. Co- founder and
first president HPNC 1989-90, 2001-03, as well as HSA
president 1991. He is also the
co- founder Haiku North America 1991, and co- founder American Haiku Archives
1996. He created the rengay form in 1992. He is the author of The Billboard
Cowboy, The Silent Garden ,Wings of Moonlight, and River
Stones and Along The Way.
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