Don Baird (born Donald E. Baird, May 15, 1947, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.), American grandmaster and teacher of kung fu, haiku poet, composer and studio musician, graphic artist, public speaker, author, and editor. Won awards for haiku and haiga in major international contests. Cofounder and editor of The Living Haiku Anthology and Under the Bashō. Has written five books of or about haiku. Resides in Wake Forest, North Carolina.