I wrote about his poetic habits at: http://www.mangatherapy.com/post/17374107842/poetry-of-bleach-manga
How many of you have been moved by Kubo's poetry? Some of the poems have hit a nerve in me (most recently, Volume 53's poem). I can't wait to see what he comes up with regarding the potential new characters and characters that haven't received the cover treatment yet (i.e. Unohana, Ukitake, and Shunsui).