About Sakutaro HagiwaraRead Best Sakutaro Hagiwara poems. Hagiwara was a Japanese poet and writer. His critical study Ren’ai meika shu (A Collection of Best-Loved Love Poems, 1931), shows that he had a deep appreciation for classical Japanese poetry. Here are some of his most famous poems and haikus.
He is considered the father of modern colloquial poetry in Japan.