Ogura Hyakunin Isshu Biography and Poems
Ogura Hyakunin Isshu Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Ogura Hyakunin Isshu, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Hyakunin Isshu, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Ogura Hyakunin Isshu is a classical Japanese anthology of one hundred Japanese waka by one hundred poets. Hyakunin isshu can be translated to "one hundred people, one poem [each]"; it can also refer to the card game of uta-garuta, which uses a deck composed of cards based on the Ogura Hyakunin Isshu.
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