Dear Haiku Maven, One of my haiku has been republished in an essay. The author of the essay did not seek my permission to use it or even bother to notify me that they were planning on using it for such a purpose. Am I being too sensitive or am I right to feel annoyed? Peeved
Haiku Maven thinks you are not being too sensitive and are right to feel annoyed. In this age of global haiku and confusing copyright rules, it is best to err on the side of caution and obtain that permission. Alas, this particular essayist erred but not on the side of caution.
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