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With Matsuo Bashō, Onitsura was the inventor of the haiku form: more examples here
Samuel Butler (1835-1902)
Mainly known as a novelist (author or Erewhon and The Way of All Flesh), but also an essayist, translator and philosopher.
Kijo Murakami (1865-1938)
Master of the reformed haiku (with fewer rules); his deafness prevented him folliwng a military career.
Adelaide Crapsey (1876-1914)
American teacher and poet, who died of TB. Responsible for inventing the Cinquain form.
Martin Locock (1962-)
British author, poet, publisher and project manager.
Latvian folk song
The daina or folk songs are a critical part of Lavian culture, recording its complex mythology with roots in pre-Christian times.