Roger WatsonRoger Watson

Born: 1955 in Aberdeen, UK
Living: Kingston-upon-Hull, UK
Roger Watson is a biologist, nurse and academic editor working at the University of Hull, UK. He was born and raised in Scotland and has lived in many parts of the UK and Ireland. He travels extensively in China and the Far East. He is married with eight children.
Haiku blog:


cherry blossom shower
the pigeon
changing trees

The Mainichi 6 June 2018

between raindrops
gathering his thoughts
a bumble bee

The Mainichi 27 July 2018

family gathering
all eyes
on i-Pads

Presence 61, May 2018


May dew
on my mother’s hands

Wales Haiku Journal  Spring 2018


at the junction
only my mood changes
broken lights

Blithe Spirit  28.2, May 2018


airport fly
or departing?

Poetry Pea, 19 June 2018


watch hands
no fingers
pointing to time

Blithe Spirit 27.3, August 2017


rising river steam
cathedral bells chime
out of sych

Blithe Spirit 27.3, November 2017


the ploughman
his thoughts mingle
with the gulls

Blithe Spirit 28.1, February 2018


scrolling down
to my age group . . .
. . . the last

ephemerae 1, A, April 2018


the family fight
over fake money

ephemerae 1, A, April 2018


silent shredder
of all my thoughts

Commended, Vladimir Devidé Haiku Award April 2018