High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! H dai Yamazaki was a Japanese tanka poet active in Showa period Japan. HIs verses characterized by the skilful use of colloquial language. AFter the end of World War II, he resumed his creative activities, financing the publication of a tanka collection, H dai, in 1955. THe work drew the attention of famed poet Yoshino Hideo, who took H dai in as his disciple. IN 1971, he joined Okabe Keiichiro and others in bringing out the literary magazine Kansh ("Temperate"). HIs other works include the anthologies Ubaguchi, Korogi and Kash , and a collection of essays, Aojiso no hana (Shiso flower). HE died in 1985 at the age of 70. A Society in his honor was founded after his death and it continues to publish a magazine devoted to the study of his works.