|Kusano Shinpei is one of Japan's most distinguished and surprising modern poets. Mt. Fuji, holy mountain, that since at least the 8th certury has been seen as symbolic of Japan itself, was one of his most enduring fascinations. Virtually all of the Mt. Fuji poems are translated into English here for the first time.|
".... thoughtful and careful and close versions of Shinpei-san's marvelous Fuji Poems."