Raised and educated in the Midwest, Francis Masat moved to Key West,
Florida, after 35 years as a university professor in the Midwest and
New Jersey. He now enjoys living, volunteering, and writing in a
His older work appears in Avant, Instructor, Liberal Education,
Mathematics Magazine, Pony Tracks and Buffalo Trails, and The Pentagon.
Recent work, which reflects his Midwest roots, some new directions, and
the tropics, has been accepted by Amaze, Artistry in Poetry, bottle
rockets, Frog Pond, Haiku Harvest, Haiku Spirit, Heron's Nest, Illinois
Times, Life in Alaska, Lynx, Mayfly, Modern Haiku, Muse, Apprentice
Guild, Paper Wasp, Poetry Midwest, Prairie Poetry, Short Stuff, Solares
Hill, Tiny Words, and others.