Riham El-Ashry is an Egyptian poet, artist, a reviewer and an English language teacher. She finds in writing poetry a consolidation and a way of expressing her feelings. When writing, she feels relieved of life's pressures and routines. She writes Haiku and senryu. It is the simplicity yet profound aspect of haiku that attracts her to this art. She has been a great observer of nature and Haiku is her means to express her love for it. Her works have been published in poetry anthologies, Haiku journals and e-magazines.