Archive for Fay Aoyagi

Friday, March 21st, 2008

Oscar night
the bones and their stories
left on Iwo Jima

- Fay Aoyagi

Author Bio

Fay Aoyagi was born in Tokyo and immigrated to the United States in 1982. She has been writing haiku in English since 1995. She decided to expand her haiku world and joined Ten'I (Providence), a Japanese haiku group led by Dr. Akito Arima in 2000. She is a member of Haiku Society of America, Haiku Poets of Northern California, Haijin Kyokai (Haiku Poets Association in Japan) and a dojin of Ten'I. Also, she joined Aki (Autumn), a Japanese haiku group started by Yatsuka Ishihara (deceased) and currently led by Masami Sanuka) in 2008. She published two haiku collections in English; "Chrisanthemum Love" (out-of-stock) and "In Borrowed Shoes" (both published by Blue Willow Press). If you would like to order In Borrowed Shoes, please send e-mail to Her English haiku website is

and her Japanese blog is

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