Doris Kasson: Tanka
when i ask
(American Tanka, Issue 9, Fall 2000)
(American Tanka, Issue 8, Spring 2000)
Doris Kasson was born in 1925 in Petersburg, Nebraska, and currently makes her home in Belleair Bluffs, Florida. Her tanka are noteworthy for their crisp wisdom, thought, and careful observation of behavior and human psychology, delivered in a distinct, contemporary voice, tone, and mood. Kasson is one of the featured poets in The Tanka Anthology edited by Michael McClintock, Pamela Miller Ness, and Jim Kacian (Red Moon Press 2003).
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