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


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