Carlos Colón, a Pushcart Prize nominee, is the author of 11 chapbooks including collections of haiku and concrete poetry. He has had more than 1400 poems published in a variety of journals including Modern Haiku, Journal of Poetry Therapy, Writer's Digest, and Louisiana Literature.
Eight of his poems have been published in The Red Moon Anthology, which yearly collects the best English-Language haiku and related works. His poetry is also part of two public art projects: the "Let the Good Times Roll" mural in Shreveport's Festival Plaza and a renku display outside of a temple on Sado Island in Japan. Additionally, Colón is editor of Shreve Memorial Library's Electronic Poetry Network, which he established in 1997.
Read Carlos's poetry on the Mann Library "Daily Haiku" web site:
Read Circling Bats by Carlos and Raffael de Gruttola:
Read a collection of tanka by Carlos:
Read a review of Wall Street Park by Carlos and Raffael de Gruttola:
Read a review of Sassy by Carlos and Alexis K. Rotella:
Read more from his portfolio on the Northwest Louisiana Artists' Directory.