Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Matsuo Basho Poems

1. Now the swinging bridge 11/5/2015
2. Cedar umbrellas 11/5/2015
3. By the old temple 11/5/2015
4. Temple Bells Die Out 12/8/2014
5. All the day long 11/5/2015
6. With A Warbler 4/2/2010
7. On Buddha's Deathday 4/2/2010
8. Untitled 4/2/2010
9. Year’s End, 4/2/2010
10. Souls' Festival 4/2/2010
11. This First Fallen Snow 4/2/2010
12. Husking Rice 4/2/2010
13. Scarecrow In The Hillock 4/2/2010
14. Flower 4/2/2010
15. The Whole Family 4/2/2010
16. Wrapping Dumplings 4/2/2010
17. With Every Gust Of Wind 4/2/2010
18. The Winter Leeks 4/2/2010
19. Shaking The Grave 4/2/2010
20. The First Snow 4/2/2010
21. On The White Poppy 4/2/2010
22. Passing Through The World 4/2/2010
23. Won'T You Come And See 4/2/2010
24. Crossing Long Fields 4/2/2010
25. From Time To Time 4/2/2010
26. On New Year's Day 4/2/2010
27. The Warbler Sings 4/2/2010
28. The Narrow Road To The Deep North: Prologue 4/2/2010
29. Ungraciously 4/2/2010
30. The Shallows 4/2/2010
31. On The Cow Shed 4/2/2010
32. Even That Old Horse 4/2/2010
33. How Wild The Sea Is 4/2/2010
34. The She Cat 4/2/2010
35. Sleep On Horseback 4/2/2010
36. The Morning Glories 4/2/2010
37. Tremble Oh My Gravemound 4/2/2010
38. The Banana Tree 4/2/2010
39. On This Road 4/2/2010
40. The Clouds Come And Go 4/2/2010
Best Poem of Matsuo Basho

Autumn Moonlight

Autumn moonlight--
a worm digs silently
into the chestnut.


Translated by Robert Hass

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Staying At An Inn

Staying at an inn
where prostitutes are also sleeping--
bush clover and the moon.


Translated by Robert Hass

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