Poetry. "Robert Haight's strong and vital poems follow the current and flow of its lives into the very heart of the American landscape. They record the narrows and the hesitations, the continuance and the possibilities of water moving—and it is here that we find ourselves, swimming in the current. Surely, Haight must carry the river in his veins, for his language is the river's, his pace is the river's and, above all, his never-failing vision is that of the river. These poems speak truths; I know I'll want to return to them again and again."—Judith Minty
Author City: HEMLOCK LAKE, MI USA
Robert Haight was born in Detroit and educated at Michigan State University and Western Michigan University, where he received a B.A. in English and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing. He has published three poetry collections, Water Music, EMERGENCES AND SPINNER FALLS, and FEEDING WILD BIRDS, and he has written essays and articles on fly fishing, the environment, education and spirituality for a variety of edited books, journals and magazines. His writing has won awards from the Poetry Resource Center of Michigan, Western Michigan University, the Kalamazoo Foundation and the Arts Foundation of Michigan. He teaches writing, literature and meditation at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and lives at Hemlock Lake in Cass County, Michigan.