Yosa Buson

(1716 - 1784 / Osaka / Japan)

Before The White Chrysanthemum - Poem by Yosa Buson

Before the white chrysanthemum
the scissors hesitate
a moment.


Translated by Robert Hass

Form: Haiku


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  • Rookie - 4 Points Ray Schreiber (12/24/2009 2:46:00 PM)

    ...one of my favorites. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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