Haibun Today
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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Editor
Volume 5, Number 2, June 2011



In Memoriam

Ruth Franke
4 May 1932 – 14 April 2011

Ruth Franke

Ruth Franke, born in Braunschweig, lived in Emmendingen where she practised haiku, haibun and ikebana. Mafora Verlag, in 2002, published her book of haiku, Lapislazuli, while 2010 saw the release, via Wiesenburg Verlag, of a bilingual German-English edition of her haibun, Schwerelos gleiten – Slipping Through Water.

Erste Narzissen
der Briefträger bringt
eine Todesanzeige

first daffodils
the postman brings
an obituary

R.F.

Ruth Franke at Haibun Today

Summit Ice
Hobbies
A Dog's Life
Ten Bars of Chocolate
My Island
Hollow Willows
Homeland

Review of Schwerelos Gleiten / Slipping Through Water

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