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Real name Ishikawa Hajime (beginning)
Death year 1868-1912
Profession Poet and literary person
Birthplace Tamayama Village (now Morioka City)
Memorial hall Ishikawa Tochigi Memorial Hall


A national poet representing Iwate. The only books published in life are the poems "Akogare" and the song collection "Ishigatsu no Sand", but there are many kinds of works such as poetry, tanka, novels, critics, diaries and letters. The great song that has made everyday emotions and nostalgia in the three writings that were not found in traditional tanka is loved by many people.