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Seren Fargo

 
Seren Fargo, BHG Founder & Coordinator
 

Seren Fargo has been writing poetry since her youth, but it became a more consistent part of her life in 2007, after the death of her boyfriend. By 2009, her writing primarily focused on Japanese form poetry, at which time she founded the Bellingham Haiku Group.  

 

Her poems have been published in various journals in the United States and internationally, such as White Lotus, bottle rockets, The Red Moon Anthology, and Asahi Weekly. Her work has also won awards from several literary organizations, such as Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine, Whatcom Reads, the Tanka Society of America, the New Zealand Poetry Society, the Haiku Poets of Northern California, the Washington Poets Association, and the Three Rivers Haiku Association of Klostar Ivanic, Croatia.

 

She lives in a poetic, rural setting in Bellingham, Washington with her dog and three cats.

 

 

            evening meditation--

            snowflakes go this way

            then that

 

 

                                                                    turning leaves--

                                                                    my child's crayons

                                                                    scattered on the floor

 

                                                                            

                                                                                                                               traveling the creek

                                                                                                                               that bears her name--

                                                                                                                               my mother's ashes