whispers of a fragrance
my sister loved
evening in spring
First Prize, 2010 Betty Drevniok Award
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Ellen Compton was an award-winning haiku poet with a background in visual and theatre arts. Her haiku collection, Gathering Dusk, received a Snapshot Press Book Award. And she was an editor emerita of The Red Moon Anthology series and a founding member of Towpath. Ellen credited her childhood in the Ohio River Valley for her deep love of the natural world and for her awareness of its fragility.