sedens (sedens) wrote,
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Kaga no Chiyo: also known as Chiyo-jo, because she was a married woman, and later Chiyo-ni, because she became a Buddhist nun after her husband's death (as women of the samurai class did, according to the little I've read so far). She lived from 1705 to 1773, and was/remains one of the most popular female haiku poets--though until recently her work was looked down upon by scholars as being "sentimental" and "provincial." (Banzai for feminist criticism!)

akebono no
wakare wa motanu
hiina kana


Which I found translated as

dawn's separation
unknown
to dolls
Tags: haiku, poetry
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