Goring admits to being 62 and is a retired H.M. Customs and Excise Systems
Analyst and Designer.
He lives in
Southend-on-Sea in the county of Essex, England, is married, has three children,
and seven grandchildren.
He has been
studying and writing haiku, tanka, and related forms for 12 years, was an early
member of the British Haiku Society, and served as the editor of its journal,
Blithe Spirit, and as the Society's librarian.
His poems have
been published in several British and North American journals and anthologies.
Goring published a collection of poetry entitled Just These Few Stones.
Although it is out of print, the full text can be read on Richard's