Dave Baldwin

Bellevue, Washington
 
Dave Baldwin has spent most of the last 35 years as a technical editor, and is coming to haiku-writing late in life. He is the former president of the Oregon Haiku and Tanka Society. In 2009, Dave served as the secretary for the Haiku Society of America.
 
 
Oregon fog

rumors

of mountains

 

 

the hard-breathing trout

explaining death

to a child

 

 

summer heat

coming all this distance to find

nothing but distance

 

 

Taps . . .

the widow folds her life

and puts it away
 
 
restless ducks
fly south
fly north