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Takarai Kikaku Biography

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Takarai Kikaku, (1661-1707) also known as Enomoto Kikaku, was a Japanese haikai poet and among the most accomplished disciples of Matsuo Basho.. His father was an Edo doctor, but Kikaku chose to become a professional haikai poet rather than follow in his footsteps.. Japanese haikai poet and a disciple of Matsuo Bash


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