How To Write Haiku

Haiku are marvellous little poems. Originating in Japan, and now enjoyed around the world, haiku provide moments of insight that surprise and delight. People often ask how they can learn to write haiku. How they can grasp the principles that have underpinned the development of haiku in Japan for hundreds of years. Fortunately, there are… Read More How To Write Haiku

Annie Edson Taylor

The poetry editor for The Canberra Times, PS Cottier, kindly selected a poem of mine to appear in the newspaper on 13 August 2022. My poem was inspired by an American schoolteacher named Annie Edson Taylor who, on her 63rd birthday (24 October 1901), became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls… Read More Annie Edson Taylor