Treasure Island

Yosa Buson

(1716 - 1784 / Osaka / Japan)

Before the white chrysanthemum


Before the white chrysanthemum
the scissors hesitate
a moment.


Translated by Robert Hass

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Before the white chrysanthemum by Yosa Buson )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. IQ poeam, Angry Brownbear
  2. Lacklustre thoughts, Angry Brownbear
  3. Mindless Wind, Angry Brownbear
  4. Screams of Silence, Angry Brownbear
  5. Abode Aroma, Angry Brownbear
  6. Worth living, gajanan mishra
  7. Discard your vanity, gajanan mishra
  8. Musings of Murmur, Angry Brownbear
  9. Days of Dream, Angry Brownbear
  10. House, mina lotfi

Poem of the Day

poet Edmund Spenser

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire,
But harder grows the more I her entreat?
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. My Love Is Like To Ice, Edmund Spenser
  5. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Being With You, Heather Burns
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]