John Clark Helzer frequently posts original haiku, which he calls Red Leaf Haiku, on Tumblr, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and his personal website. He's also written many longer poems and some short stories over the years, and loves taking photographs. John was born in 1975 in windy Cheyenne. A Yale graduate, he enjoys being left-handed. According to the Chinese lunar calendar, he is a wood rabbit. John lives in Colorado near the foothills of the majestic Rocky Mountains.