Anna YinAnna Yin

Born 1970 in China.
Residing in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

Anna Yin is Mississauga’s Inaugural Poet Laureate with six poetry books. Anna won the 2005 Ted Plantos Memorial Award, two MARTY Awards and the 2013 Professional Achievement Award from CPAC etc. Her poems have appeared on Arc Poetry, New York Times, China Daily, CBC Radio etc. She teaches Poetry Alive.


the stone frog
I too dream of a jump
this dry pond

Haiku Canada Review February 2016 


along the railway
wherever eyes encounter
forget-me-nots blue

Haiku Journal 22 (Dec, 2013). 


old nest under eaves
handful of baby swallows
twitter in warm rains

Haiku Journal 20 (Dec, 2013) 


Friday . . .
endlessly debating
how much I want green

Haiku Canada members’ anthology 2016 


the moon so pure
a meandering river carries it
as I watch

World Haiku Review (WHR August 2011 )


new year's eve
sizzling with firecrackers
my mother's dumplings

Haiku Presence. For #47 (Britain) 2012 Sept


April rain
my father bows
before burning ghost money

LHA - October 2016


seniors’ home
in her medicine box
my childhood photo

LHA - October 2016


20th anniversary
sand in the bed
sound of rough waves

LHA - October 2016


we stop fighting
clams shut
with sand inside

LHA - October 2016


wild lilies
on my fingertip
your hair scents

LHA - October 2016


swan lake
someone’s heart
I once drew

LHA - October 2016


autumn leaves somewhere still in my dream

LHA - October 2016


signing a will
in the mirror
lilies and I both pale

LHA - October 2016