Biography

Toshiro Takeshita is a Japanese poet living in America. He was born in Sakai City, Osaka but was brought up in Orlando, Florida where he still lives. He has a long career as a poet, writing haiku, tanka, senryu and haibun for over forty years, and has a great passion for art. During that time, he has belonged to many literary circles. His current memberships include the Evergreen English Haiku Society, MIFA International Haiku Circle, HaikuOZ, and the Dragon Haijin. His work appears in Frogpond, acorn, Kokako, The Heron's Nest, paper wasp, and others. Some of his haiga will appear in Reeds: Contemporary Haiga 2004. He has won several awards.

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