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Roger Watson

Roger Watson

Born: November 20 1955 in Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Resides: Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
E-mail: rwatson1955 (at) gmail (dot) com

Roger Watson is a biologist, nurse and academic editor working at the University of Hull, UK. He was born and raised in Scotland and has lived in many parts of the UK and Ireland. He travels extensively in China and the Far East. He is married with eight children.

Awards and Other Honors: Commended, the IAFOR Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award 2018; included in European Top 100 most creative haiku authors 2018 & 2019.

Selected Work
silent shredder
of all my thoughts
May dew
on my mother’s hands
at the junction
only my mood changes
broken lights
cherry blossom shower
the pigeon
changing trees
family gathering
all eyes
on i-Pads
the ploughman
his thoughts mingle
with the gulls

Credits: "silent shredder" – commended, Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award 2018; "May dew " – Wales Haiku Journal Spring 2018; “at the junction” – Blithe Spirit 28.2, May 2018; “cherry blossom shower” – The Mainichi, June 6, 2018; “family gathering” – Presence 61, July 2018; “the ploughman” – Blithe Spirit 28.1, Feb. 2018.

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