Meet the Poet
Jacob Salzer has been writing poetry since 2006. He is the author of four books of poetry: The Sound of Rain (haiku), Birds with No Names (haiku), The Last Days of Winter, and Advaya. His haiku are featured in Frogpond, Modern Haiku, Under the Basho, Chrysanthemum, A Hundred Gourds, and The Heron's Nest. He lives in the Pacific Northwest of the United States, and is currently a medical student studying medical coding. He is frequently inspired by many poets, including Nicholas Klacsanzky, Dave Read, Malintha Perera, and Willie Bongcaron, among many others. His favorite poet of all time is W.S. Merwin. Jacob maintains a poetry blog, and he invites your visit. Read.