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Antanas Kalanavičius

The Singings


    "The Singings" is a form of lyrics created by A.Kalanavičius, it is a Lithuanian variety of Japanese haiku, a three line verse: an insight of a moment, the revealing of a moment in its totality.
    The poetry of A.Kalanavičius unveils the profoundness of his talent and its vitality, his lonely life in the refuge of the nature. His talk - vocabulary and syntax - is unusually rich. A.Kalanavičius wrote an independent, free poetry. The impact of this "phantasy realist" creator is big already and probably will continue to grow in the future, making significant changes in the map of Lithuanian poetry.