Kazuko Shiraishi

(1931 / Canada)

Biography of Kazuko Shiraishi

Kazuko Shiraishi (白石 かずこ Shiraishi Kazuko?, born 1931) is a Japanese poet and translator who was born in Vancouver, Canada. She is a modernist, outsider poet who got her start in Katsue Kitazono's "VOU" poetry group, which led Shiraishi to publish her first book of poems in 1951. She read some of her poems at jazz performances. She has appeared at readings and literary festivals all over the world.

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Sea, Land, Shadow

Sea, land, shadow, Iwanuma
the tsunami tsunami came
in silence it came
in silence it left
this is Iwanuma

what I saw
what I met was
beyond those people, those endearing people's

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