Tanka by Ram Krishna Singh in India

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Tanka by Ram Krishna Singh in India


Ram Krishna Singh, born, brought up and educated in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh, India), has been writing poetry in English for about four decades. He has authored over 160 academic articles, 170 book reviews, and 42 books. His recent collections of poems include I Am No Jesus And OtherSelected Poems, Tanka and Haiku (English/Crimean Tatar, Romania, 2014), You Can’t Scent Me and Other Selected Poems(New Delhi, 2016), God Too Awaits Light(California, 2017) and Growing Within (English/Romanian, Romania, 2017). 

Widely published and anthologized, and appreciated for his tanka and haiku, R.K.Singh’s poems have been translated into several languages, including Japanese, Greek, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, Romanian, Crimean Tatar, Bulgarian, Albanian,  Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Farsi, Arabic, Serbian, Esperanto, Hindi, Punjabi, Kannada, Tamil, and Bangla.

His awards and honours include Ritsumeikan University Peace Museum Award, Kyoto, 1999, Certificate of…

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About profrksingh

Have been writing and publishing poetry for our three decades. Now retired, after having taught English language skills to students of science and technology for four decades at a technical university in India. My latest books include Sense and Silence: Collected Poems (2010), New and Selected Poems Tanka and Haiku (2012), I Am No Jesus, and other selected poems: Tanka and haiku (2014), You Can't Scent Me and Other Selected Poems (2016), Writing Editing Publishing:A Memoir (2016), God Too Awaits Light (2017), Growing Within (2017), Reflections: R.K.Singh's Poetry and Self (2018),There's No Paradise and Other Selected Poems Tanka & Haiku (2019), & Against the Waves: Selected Poems (2021).
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