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Desperately sad news

Started by AlanSummers, June 28, 2018, 11:16:14 AM

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Angelee Deodhar, a legend in the haiku world, passed away this morning.

Her last haiku appeared in The Haiku Foundation feature of Haiku Windows:

She has left many legacies in the world of both haiku and haibun:

Angelee Deodhar – A life in haiku

Angelee Deodhar - World Haiku Association

And translations to make available cheaply or free to readers in parts of the world:

Bilingual books published:

If Someone Asks...Masaoka Shiki's Life and Haiku, 2005
Classic Haiku: A Master's Selection, edited by Miura Yuzuru, 2006
Ogura Hyakunin Isshu: 100 Poems by 100 Poets, 2007
Children's Haiku from around the world-A Haiku Primer 2007
Indian Haiku, 2008
The Distant Mountain, 2009

Alan Summers,
founder, Call of the Page


That is sad news, Alan,  may her soul rest in peace.

She was a big talent and her work always inspiring
If anyone comes, / Turn into frogs, / O cooling melons!


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