Ron Sparks Author, Poet


What is a Haiku Poem?


As a micropoet, I see a lot of confusion and misinformation in my Twitter feed about haiku, tanka, and cinquain.  This post is my small contribution to the effort to decrease confusion and increase literacy in these forms.  This is in no way meant to be a comprehensive review of these forms.  I could write a book of the dos and don’ts of haiku alone – some people have done just...

Ron Sparks Author, Poet

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Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Zurich, Switzerland. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

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