Louise George Kittaka

For Louise George Kittaka's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Misuzu Kaneko: A deeper empathy for the natural world

/ Dec 31, 2016

Misuzu Kaneko: A deeper empathy for the natural world

In her brief life, Japanese poet Misuzu Kaneko (1903-1930) produced a body of work with themes that are every bit as relevant today as when she first put pen to paper nearly 100 years ago. Ostensibly a writer of poems for children, Kaneko’s work ...