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Shiba Sonome (1664–1726, 斯波 園女) was a Japanese zen poet. She was an acquaintance and friend of Matsuo Bashō, and their correspondence is a treasure of zen and haiku history.

Sonome was known for her poetry, which possessed a frank and immediate sense of purpose.


Category:Japanese poets Category:1664 births Category:1726 deaths Category:Japanese Zen Buddhists Category:Japanese writers of the Edo period