Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

Kobayashi Issa Poems

1. Winter Seclusion 12/4/2014
2. The Wren 12/4/2014
3. That Wren 1/13/2003
4. The Crow 1/13/2003
5. New Year's Morning 1/13/2003
6. Don'T Kill That Fly! 4/12/2010
7. Under My House 1/13/2003
8. Napping At Midday 1/13/2003
9. Napped Half The Day 1/13/2003
10. Not Knowing 1/13/2003
11. The Moon Tonight 1/13/2003
12. That Pretty Girl 1/13/2003
13. No Doubt About It 1/13/2003
14. The Pheasant Cries 1/13/2003
15. Seen 1/13/2003
16. Under The Image Of Buddha 1/13/2003
17. New Year's Day 1/13/2003
18. Not Very Anxious 1/13/2003
19. Visiting The Graves 1/13/2003
20. The Man Pulling Radishes 1/13/2003
21. These Sea Slugs 1/13/2003
22. Windy Fall 1/13/2003
23. This Moth Saw Brightness 1/13/2003
24. Pissing In The Snow 1/13/2003
25. Last Time, I Think 1/13/2003
26. It Once Happened 1/13/2003
27. Summer Night 1/13/2003
28. The Toad! It Looks Like 1/13/2003
29. With My Father 1/13/2003
30. What A Strange Thing 1/13/2003
31. The Snow Is Melting 1/13/2003
32. Blossoms At Night 1/13/2003
33. In The Thicket's Shade 1/13/2003
34. In This World 1/13/2003
35. Children Imitating Cormorants 1/13/2003
36. A World Of Dew 4/12/2010
37. In These Latter-Day 1/13/2003
38. Hey, Sparrow! 1/13/2003
39. Even On The Smallest Islands 1/13/2003
40. Don'T Know About The People 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Kobayashi Issa

A Bath When You'Re Born

His death poem:

A bath when you're born,
a bath when you die,
how stupid.


Translated by Robert Hass

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The Pheasant Cries

The pheasant cries
as if it just noticed
the mountain.


Translated by Robert Hass

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