Stalwart members of the Yuki Teikei Haiku Society,
Mimi Ahern (left) and Toni Homan (right)
smile at the 2012 Asilomar Retreat: Haiku Pacific Rim.
Mrs. Minako Noma, from Matsuyama, Japan,
is the tiny, white-haired figure in the upper left.
Mimi currently serves as the Corresponding Secretary
and Toni as the Membership Secretary of YTHS.
layers of sunset
hoofmarks in the sand
gathering seashells now
all gone in one wave
Both haiku from
Extinguished Candles; 2009 Membership Anthology,
edited by June Hopper Hymas