Tag: Award for Kobayashi Issa

5 January: Tribute to Kobayashi Issa

Kobayashi Issa (14 June 1763 – 5 January 1828) was a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest of the Jōdo Shinshū. He is known for his haiku poems and journals. He is better known as simply Issa, a pen name meaning Cup-of-tea