Kyoto-Dwelling: Poems

A Year of Brief Poems
Product Number: EB00643553
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462904037
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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This collection of Japanese haiku by an American expat is an important contribution to the world of poetry. Edith Shiffert, called by Poetry Nippon "one of Kyoto's living nation-and international-treasures," here writes brief poems in the form of traditional Japanese haiku for each month of the year. Taken as a whole, the poems describe an American woman's twenty five-five year sojourn in Kyoto The poems, over 350 in all, are beautifully complemented by the traditional Japanese ink-paintings of Kyoto-born artist Kohka Saito.

Genre: Poetry
Original Publish Date: Dec 15, 1989

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