Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Matsuo Basho Poems

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

A Snowy Morning

A snowy morning--
by myself,
chewing on dried salmon.


Translated by Robert Hass

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Moonlight Slanting

Moonlight slanting
through the bamboo grove;
a cuckoo crying.


Translated by Robert Hass

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