Chika Sagawa

1911–1935

Chika Sagawa, whose real name was Aiko Kawasaki, was one of the first female modernist poets in Japan, and was an esteemed member of the literary community surrounding Katue Kitasono. After her death, her poems were collected and edited by Ito Sei and published as the Collected Poems (Shourinsha, 1936).

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POET’S REGION Asia, East

LIFE SPAN 1911–1935

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Chika Sagawa, whose real name was Aiko Kawasaki, was one of the first female modernist poets in Japan, and was an esteemed member of the literary community surrounding Katue Kitasono. After her death, her poems were collected and edited by Ito Sei and published as the Collected Poems (Shourinsha, 1936).

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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