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Larry Kimmel - Collected Poems Online




Larry Kimmel was born 1940, in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA. He holds degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and Pittsburgh University, and has worked at everything from steel mills to libraries. He has been publishing poetry for the past thirty years and has six collections of poetry, the inadequacy of long-stemmed roses (a collage of cherita); alone tonight (a collection of haiku, tanka, and short haibun); the necessary fly (new & selected haiku 1995 -2000); Cold Stars White Moon (tanka); As Far as Though Can Reach (8 tanka and 10 short metaphysical essays); a river years from here (haibun); as well as a novel, A Small Silent Ordeal. All are distributed by Winfred Press, 364 Wilson Hill Road, Colrain, Massachusetts 01340, USA.

A frequent award winner in the haiku and tanka genres, Kimmel has been published in most of the major English-language haikai journals, as well as "The Christian Science Monitor". He has also appeared in a number of the "Red Moon anthologies for 1997; 1998; 1999; 2000"; as well as the "Red Moon anthologies for Haibun & Haiga Volume 1 & 2". Other anthologies have included; "Bridge Traffic", by Tiny Poem Press; "Wedge of Light", by Press Here; and all the "Haiku Society of American members anthologies since 1997 to 2001"; also, "paperclips", an anthology of the Haiku North American Society; "Through the Spirea", a Herb Barrett Anthology, 1998; "Nami; An Anthology" by the Haiku Poets' Society of Western Massachusetts; "How to Haiku" by Bruce Ross, Tuttle Press; "Erotic Haiku", a duel language book in Japanese and English, edited by Hiroaki Sato; "Taboo Haiku", edited by Richard Krawiec, Avisson Press; the annual book journal "Heritage", edited and published by Ion Codrescu, and others.

He lives with his wife in the hills of western Massacushetts.

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