By on May 10, 2015 in Poetry

Fishing pole with the word "poetry" at the end of the line


cast for slant rhyme
plashless in Emily’s pond
— poet’s fishing rod


Donald Gaither has had various careers, such as teaching social studies and coaching swimming; and spending 23 years in the Army and Reserve service, including two tours with Advisory Teams in Vietnam. He is retired from the U.S. Civil Service. He has been published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Asimov Anthology, Masters of Science Fiction, Sparrowgrass Poetry Forum, Dark Stars and Dragons, Bear Creek Haiku, Lyrical Passion Poetry, Aurorean and Modern Haiku. In addition, he has written stories, articles and news releases for Stars and Stripes, The Army Times and UPI news services. He is a disabled veteran due to exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam but is doing fine.

One Comment

  1. Donald,
    Great haiku. I hope you enjoyed the latest issue of “The Poet’s Art”, another one should be out in June.
    Your friend,
    David Fox