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(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

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A monk sips morning tea

A monk sips morning tea,
it's quiet,
the chrysanthemum's flowering.


Translated by Robert Hass

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003


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  • Edith Oram (3/5/2008 5:30:00 AM)

    I like this sort of poetry. It is very visual, calming and excellent for meditation.

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