Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Matsuo Basho Poems

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

A Bee

A bee
staggers out
of the peony.


Translated by Robert Hass

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First Snow

First snow
falling
on the half-finished bridge.


Translated by Robert Hass

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