Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

Yukio Mishima Poems

Poems by Yukio Mishima. This PoetrySoup page contains a list of poems and links to Yukio Mishima poetry. Comment of this poet below.

Photo of Yukio Mishima
Mishima, Yukio

| Poems (0)
| Quotes

Yukio Mishima ( , Mishima Yukio ) is the pen name of Kimitake Hiraoka ( , Hiraoka Kimitake , January 14, 1925 – November 25, 1970), a Japanese author, poet, playwright, actor, and film director. Mishima is considered one of the most important Japanese authors of the 20th century; he was nominated three times for the Nobel Prize in Literature and was poised to win the prize in 1968 although lost the award to his fellow countryman Yasunari Kawabata, presumably because of his radical right-wing activities. His avant-garde work displayed a blending of modern and traditional aesthetics that broke cultural boundaries, with a focus on sexuality, death, and political change. He is also remembered for his ritual suicide by seppuku after a failed coup d'état .

Are we missing a Yukio Mishima poem?
Submit a Yukio Mishima poem here...

Sorry, no poems have been posted.
Submit a poem using the link above.