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. With A Warbler 4/2/2010
7. The Shallows 4/2/2010
8. Won't You Come And See 4/2/2010
9. The She Cat 4/2/2010
10. With Every Gust Of Wind 4/2/2010
11. The Warbler Sings 4/2/2010
12. Tremble Oh My Gravemound 4/2/2010
13. Scarecrow In The Hillock 4/2/2010
14. Sleep On Horseback 4/2/2010
15. Souls' Festival 4/2/2010
16. The Whole Family 4/2/2010
17. Untitled 4/2/2010
18. Husking Rice 4/2/2010
19. On Buddha's Deathday 4/2/2010
20. This First Fallen Snow 4/2/2010
21. On The White Poppy 4/2/2010
22. The Narrow Road To The Deep North: Prologue 4/2/2010
23. Flower 4/2/2010
24. The Winter Storm 4/2/2010
25. Crossing Long Fields 4/2/2010
26. Wrapping Dumplings 4/2/2010
27. Eaten Alive 4/2/2010
28. The Winter Leeks 4/2/2010
29. The Morning Glories 4/2/2010
30. Passing Through The World 4/2/2010
31. Petals Of The Mountain Rose 4/2/2010
32. The Petals Tremble 4/2/2010
33. On The Cow Shed 4/2/2010
34. The Banana Tree 4/2/2010
35. The Passing Spring 4/2/2010
36. Ungraciously 4/2/2010
37. The Clouds Come And Go 4/2/2010
38. From Time To Time 4/2/2010
39. Under My Tree-Roof 4/2/2010
40. The Butterfly 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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First Snow

First snow
falling
on the half-finished bridge.


Translated by Robert Hass

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