Billy Antonio is a school teacher and was born in 1975 in San Carlos City, Pangasinan, Philippines. His poetry has won international recognition, including first places in the European Kukai and Shiki Kukai.
He is a Dwarf Stars Award nominee and his poems have been translated into several languages. Samples of his haiku include:
staring at the branch long after the birdsong
the length of a train whistle long goodbyes
in a bottle
what remains after this blackhole
You can read the entire book in the THF Digital Library.
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