Japanese Contemporary Poetry

Some articles on poetry, japanese:

Japanese Poetry - From The Late Ancient To Middle - Modern
... Japan was introduced to European and American poetry ... This poetry belonged to a very different tradition and was regarded by Japanese poets as a form without any boundaries ... Shintai-shi (New form poetry) or Jiyu-shi (Freestyle poetry) emerged at this time ...

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