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#46 A Haiku by Jan Benson, 2017 April 25th

sharp wound the V of geese drops one brusca ferita la V delle oche ne lascia cadere una Jan Benson Fort Worth, TX, USA ~o~ selected and translated by Lucia Fontana Submit your poem to :  http://www.chanokeburi.it/2211-2/ ~o~ previously published : https://www.thehaikufoundation.org/earthrise/earthrise2017.pdf

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#44 Haiku and Bio by Alan Summers, 2017 April 24th

rain then sun. . . the kingfisher’s lustre in a heartbeat pioggia poi sole lo splendore di un martin  pescatore in una battito Alan Summers, Chippenham, Wiltshire, UK ~o~ Biography Alan Summers is President of the United Haiku and Tanka Society; a double Japan Times award-winning writer; recipient of the Ritsumeikan University of Kyoto Peace Museum Award for haiku (1998); and a Pushcart Prize nominated poet. He is co-founder of Call of the Page which runs online courses in haiku and haibun. His latest book Writing Poetry: The Haiku Way is due out later in 2017.”Widely known haiku poet…as dry as vintage champagne” Yomiuri Shimbun, 16th September 2002 (newspaper article published for my birthday while I was in Tokyo)Interview with Sonic Boom magazine about the white paintings of haiku: http://media.wix.com/ugd/61020d_87ad491fe433421b87e2a87033aca1ad.pdfNHK TV of Japan filmed Alan for a feature called Europe meets Japan – Alan’s Haiku Journey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VS36AGVI6sShort biography: http://www.unitedhaikuandtankasociety.com/biographies.htmlBiography and list of essays and articles: http://area17.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/happy-new-year-and-brand-new-honour.html Biografia Alan Summers è il Presidente della United Haiku and Tanka Society; uno scrittore vincitore per ben due volte del Japan Times award, beneficiario dello Haiku Award dell’ Università Ritsumeikan del Museo della Pace di Kyoto  (1998); un poeta nominato per il Premio Pushcart. È il co-fondatore di Call of the Page che dà corsi online di haiku e haibun. Il suo ultimo libro Writing Poetry, The Haiku Way, uscirà nel 2017 inoltrato.Di lui Yomiuri Shimbun ha detto : “Poeta di haiku ampiamente conosciuto … come uno champagne secco e vintage” (16 Settembre 2002, pubblicato in un articolo di giornale in occasione del suo compleanno in visita a Tokyo)Intervista con la rivista Sonic Boom a proposito dei dipinti bianchi nello haiku: http://media.wix.com/ugd/61020d_87ad491fe433421b87e2a87033aca1ad.pdfNHK TV Giapponese filma Alan per una pubblicazione  chiamata L’Europa incontra il Giappone – Alan’s Haiku Journey: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VS36AGVI6s Una breve biografia: http://www.unitedhaikuandtankasociety.com/biographies.htmlBiografia e lista di saggi e articoli : http://area17.blogspot.co.uk/2017/01/happy-new-year-and-brand-new-honour.html ~o~ selected and translated by Lucia Fontana Submit your poem to :  http://www.chanokeburi.it/2211-2/ ~o~ Photo by Gianni Rossi

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