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Author Information: Chigetsu

 
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c.1634-1708
Chigetsu, the wife of a freight agent, studied haiku with Bashō, and became one of the four famous women poets of her era. After the death of her husband in 1686, she became a nun. She lived in Ōtsu with her son Otokuni, who also studied with Bashō and became a fine haiku poet.

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