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Shiki’s Death Haiku

Vol 1-2 August 2001 Shiki’s Death Haiku The three death haiku poems by Shiki written by his own hand about 13 to 14 hours before his death which occurred around 1 a.m. 19 September 1902. The one in the centre … Continue reading

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The Moment When Shiki Breathed His Last

Vol 1-2 August 2001 The Moment When Shiki Breathed His Last Shiki haiku: ototoi no hechima WHC Translation Project of Masaoka Shiki Haiku Poems (2) Susumu Takiguchi ototoi no hechima no mizu mo torazari ki Masaoka Shiki since the day … Continue reading

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