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AlanSummers

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Desperately sad news
« on: June 28, 2018, 05:16:14 AM »
Angelee Deodhar, a legend in the haiku world, passed away this morning.

Her last haiku appeared in The Haiku Foundation feature of Haiku Windows:
https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/2018/06/27/haiku-windows-open-window/

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

Angelee Deodhar – A life in haiku
https://cafehaiku.wordpress.com/2016/08/16/angelee-deodhar-a-life-in-haiku/


Angelee Deodhar - World Haiku Association
www.worldhaiku.net/poetry/eng/india/a.deodhar/a.deodhar.htm

https://poetrysociety.org.nz/affiliates/haiku-nz/haiku-poems-articles/archived-articles/haiku-silence/
http://area17.blogspot.com/2015/09/alan-summers-appears-in-new-haibun.html

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


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Re: Desperately sad news
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2018, 09:58:08 AM »
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!

¬Issa