Born: 1950 in St. Georges Grenada
Resides: St. James, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
E-mail: gillena2001 (at) yahoo (dot) com
Retired library assistant. I have two adult children, a daughter named Yanda and a son named Khama. My granddaughter Zuri was born in 2012. I am married to Anthony Cox, but living alone. Writing poetry takes first place on my hobby list. My work has appeared in many anthologies. I am currently coordinating a monthly kukai blog (an international kukai, with emphasis on Caribbean themes) -- Caribbean Kigo Kukai -- at http: www.caribbeankigokukai.blogspot.com.
Books Published: Moments [a book of haiku poems] (AuthorHouse, 2007); Pink Crush [poems including haiku and other short forms] (Authorhouse, 2011).
Credits: "rain again" - Shamrock Haiku Journal No. 7 (2008); "the bride" - The Heron's Nest 5:8 (2003); "after the cats fight" - Kigo Caladium 2003; World Kigo Database; Trinidad and Tobago SAIJIKI; "December rain" - moonset The Newspaper, page 8 (Spring/Summer 2009); "frenzied whistlers" - haiga cover art; Sketchbook: A Journal for Eastern & Western Short Forms 4:6 (2010); "police watch the crowds" - tempslibres - free times (2010) [Translated into French by Serge Tome].