Ljudmila Milena Mršić
Born: September 15 1944 in Ivanić-Grad, Croatia
Resides: Ivanić-Grad, Croatia
Ljudmila Milena Mršić is a retired economist, mother of two and grandmother of three. Besides a career, during her lifetime she has been engaged in her family and public life of her hometown, through a number of activities in the fields of folk tradition and culture. She writes poetry, haiku and tanka in Croatian and Kajkavian dialect.
Awards and Other Honors: Best haiku, IRIS no. 2, Croatia (2008); Second Prize, Kloštar Ivanić Haiku Contest, Kajkavian dialect (2008); Commendation, Kloštar Ivanić, haiku sequence in Kajkavian dialect (2008); Honorable Mention, 13th Mainichi Haiku Contest, Japan (2009); Selected haiku, Moonset (Spring-Summer, 2009); Third Choice (by Robert Wilson), Haiku Reality/Stvarnost, year 8, No. 15 (Winter, 2011); Second Place, Sketchbook Poem This Picture, Jan/Feb (2012); Commendation, Diogen Summer haiku (2012); Second Prize, Kloštar Ivanić Haiku Contest, Croatia (2013); First Prize, "Oj Delnice grade pod Petehovcem" Croatia (2014); 2nd prize, Diogen Haiku Contest, Bosnia and Herzegovina (2014); Honorable Mention, Rovinj Haiku Meeting, Croatia (2015); Third Prize 20th International "Kusamakura" Haiku Competition, Japan (2015); High Commendation [theme blood donation], Institute for Transfusion Medicine (Zagreb, Croatia, 2016).
Books Published: Malo vjetra u kosi/A Breeze in My Hair (Ljudmila Milena Mršić, 2012).
Credits: "silent pond" - Diogen (Summer 2012); "birds' chirping" - IRIS No.2 (2008); "golden wedding" - Third Prize, 20th International "Kusamakura" Haiku Competition, Japan (2015); "so filled" - Malo vjetra u kosi/A Breeze in My Hair (Ljudmila Milena Mršić, 2012); "summer drizzle" - Malo vjetra u kosi/A Breeze in My Hair (Ljudmila Milena Mršić, 2012); "water fountain"- IRIS No. 7/8 (2014).