Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

A Man Infirm - Poem by Matsuo Basho

A man, infirm
With age, slowly sucks
A fish bone.


Comments about A Man Infirm by Matsuo Basho

  • Gold Star - 30,692 Points Fabrizio Frosini (7/14/2015 5:45:00 AM)

    un'immagine di vecchiaia e povertà..
    an image of old age and poverty.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010



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