Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Matsuo Basho Poems

1. By the old temple 11/5/2015
2. Cedar umbrellas 11/5/2015
3. Now the swinging bridge 11/5/2015
4. All the day long 11/5/2015
5. Temple Bells Die Out 12/8/2014
6. With A Warbler 4/2/2010
7. On The White Poppy 4/2/2010
8. Shaking The Grave 4/2/2010
9. The Whole Family 4/2/2010
10. Year’s End, 4/2/2010
11. Won'T You Come And See 4/2/2010
12. The Morning Glories 4/2/2010
13. Souls' Festival 4/2/2010
14. The Narrow Road To The Deep North: Prologue 4/2/2010
15. Husking Rice 4/2/2010
16. The Warbler Sings 4/2/2010
17. Scarecrow In The Hillock 4/2/2010
18. Untitled 4/2/2010
19. Flower 4/2/2010
20. Sleep On Horseback 4/2/2010
21. Wrapping Dumplings 4/2/2010
22. The Winter Leeks 4/2/2010
23. With Every Gust Of Wind 4/2/2010
24. Eaten Alive 4/2/2010
25. This First Fallen Snow 4/2/2010
26. The She Cat 4/2/2010
27. Passing Through The World 4/2/2010
28. The Shallows 4/2/2010
29. On The Cow Shed 4/2/2010
30. On Buddha's Deathday 4/2/2010
31. Crossing Long Fields 4/2/2010
32. On New Year's Day 4/2/2010
33. Even That Old Horse 4/2/2010
34. Tremble Oh My Gravemound 4/2/2010
35. Ungraciously 4/2/2010
36. Petals Of The Mountain Rose 4/2/2010
37. How Wild The Sea Is 4/2/2010
38. The Butterfly 4/2/2010
39. The Banana Tree 4/2/2010
40. From Time To Time 4/2/2010
Best Poem of Matsuo Basho

Autumn Moonlight

Autumn moonlight--
a worm digs silently
into the chestnut.


Translated by Robert Hass

Read the full of Autumn Moonlight

The Morning Glory Also

The morning glory also
turns out
not to be my friend.


Translated by Robert Hass

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