Dorothy McLaughlin -- DotMcL5862@aol.com -- lives in Somerset, N.J. Originally from Massachusetts, she was a social studies teacher and then a part-time substitute. Her poems have appeared in "Frogpond," "bottle rockets," "Modern Haiku," "Paterson Literary Review," "Journal of New Jersey Poets," "Edison Literary Review," "U.S.1 Worksheets," among others. She was haiku editor for "Piedmont Literary Review" for 10 years and is a member of the Haiku Society of America and the Tanka Society of America. She is a facilitator of a haiku workshop at OLLI-RU (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Rutgers University inNew Jersey).