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Dakotsu Iida Biography | Poet

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Dakotsu Iida ( , Iida Dakotsu , 26 April 1885 – 3 October 1962) was a famous Japanese haiku poet from what is now part of the cirt of Fuefuki, Yamanashi, Japan. Commonly referred to as Dakotsu, his real name was Takeji Iida ( , Iida Takeji ). He trained under Kyoshi Takahama, and was a frequent contributor to such haiku journals as Hototogisu (magazine) and Unmo. He was chief editor of Unmo .