I’m an English teacher and writer living in Chicago who composed haiku for years, on this and various other blogs. I took a hiatus in during 2011 and 12, but returned in January of 2013… because I missed haiku.
For me, writing haiku is a daily meditative process. Some days the results are good, and some days not. However, the perspective of a haiku writer continually renews the world and my perception of it. I write haiku to stay connected to nature and living.