Masaoki Shiki

(1867 - 1902)

Haiku 01 - Poem by Masaoki Shiki

In the coolness
of the empty sixth-month sky...
the cuckoo's cry.

Comments about Haiku 01 by Masaoki Shiki

  • * Sunprincess * (4/29/2014 3:13:00 PM) to hear the cuckoos cry...beautiful (Report) Reply

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  • Colleen Courtney (4/29/2014 8:40:00 AM)

    So simply beautiful! (Report) Reply

  • Herbert Guitang Herbert Guitang (4/27/2014 4:03:00 AM)

    Cool to read. beautiful meter (Report) Reply

  • Esther Hudson (11/25/2008 11:46:00 AM)

    so good. you are a good poet. (Report) Reply

  • Dimitris(Jimmy) Psachos (6/17/2007 8:13:00 AM)

    Speechless...a worthy descendant of the great haiku pieces! Profound and expressive, the cuckoo is probably his despair to the supposed assurance of recent happy events. It presents the real, empty, shallow attitude of(his?) world. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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