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Giuliana Ravaglia

Giuliana Ravaglia

Born: in Bologna, Italy
Resides: Bologna, Italy

Born in the Bolognese mountains, ex-elementary teacher, she cultivates a love for poetry, in particular for haiku. Always passionate about all forms of art, she uses the word as a form of freedom and knowledge, In January 2012 he creates - on-line - the Haiku Tanka Group: Squarci di rosa with the intention of sharing love for haiku. A type of poetry that reveals and enhances the essence understood as authenticity, naturalness and awareness of feeling. From this experience comes the Anthology Squarci di rosa which contains the compositions of 21 authors: a charity project in favor of The Bambino Gesu' Children's Hospital in Rome.
Her haiku are published in Otata, Troutswirl (The Haiku Foundation blog), Le lumachine, Memorie di una geisha multiblog, ESUJ-H: English Haiku, The Asahi Shimbun (Asahi Haikuist Network), The Mainichi, Haikuniverse, Cold Moon Journal and Failed Haiku.

Books Published:

L'Eco dell'Alba (The echo of dawn) - LibellulaEditions - March 2012; Glicine d'aria (Air wisteria) – LibellulaEditions - March 2012; Il Vento Attorno (The wind around) – LibellulaEditions – October 2016.
Publications in Anthologies: Haiku University ed. Saku publishing Co. Ltd., Japan Vol. 4, 2018; Vol. 5, 2019.

Selected Work
 
may wind . . .
nostalgia smells of laundry
 
cicadas . . .
the empty shell
of my womb
 
 
 
green climbing on the old wall―
rosary of hope
 
grecale―
the long shadow of the poplars
passes me by
 
 
 
ancient monasteries―
whisper
the grass among the stones
 
sailboat . . .
my life in the rush of the winds
 
 

Credits:

“may wind”- Haikuniverse, June 2021; “cicadas” - The Mainichi, July 2021; “green climbing” - The Asahi Shimbun (Asahi Haikuist Network), March 2021; “Grecale” - ESUJ-H: English Haiku, March 2021; “ancient monasteries”- Troutswirl (The Haiku Foundation Blog), June 2021; “sailboat” - Cold Moon Journal, August 2021.

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