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Leonard F. Bischel Hsinku Poem

Identifier: M279


Dr. Kenneth Kuanling Fan was a poet from Taiwan who invented a new poem format called "Hsin Ku" or "New Classic." A Hsin Ku poem consists of four lines of four words each, with the second and fourth words nearly rhyming. This collection contains a paper fan with a Hsin Ku poem inscribed on the back by Dr. Fan.


  • 2006


Biographical / Historical

Leonard Bischel graduated from the University of Denver in 1955. He has held many high offices for the United Poets Laureate International, the World Congress of Poets, the Arizona State Poetry Society, and the East Valley Poets. Some of his honors and awards include: NDEA Fellow, Fellow of International Academy of Poetry, Poet Laureate Man of Letters, Century Poets Award, and the Exemplary Services Award for World Brotherhood and Peace.


1 Items (1 inscribed fan)

Scope and Contents

The Leonard F. Bischel Hsinku Poem is a poem inscribed on the back of a paper fan, together with a copy of University Libraries News describing the donation.


The Poem is in original order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Leonard F. Bischel, 2005


No further accruals are expected.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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