About Carl Seguiban

Carl's native tongue is Chavacano, spoken by less than half a million people and dwindling. A trained architect, haiku appeals to his modernist leanings. 'Less is more', ?form follows function?- these dicta for modernism also guide his haiku. His poems have been published in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Bottle Rockets, A Hundred Gourds, Moongarlic, Presence, Under the Basho, paper wasp, FreeXpression, The Heron's Nest, cattails, Prune Juice among others. He hopes to publish a haiku book in Chavacano before he or the language disappears.

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