Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

A cold rain starting


A cold rain starting
And no hat --
So?
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  • Freshman - 2,101 Points Melikhaya Zagagana (3/29/2014 9:36:00 AM)

    These guys are realistic examples of what some of us really want to be, that is to be thoroughly proud and originally motivated about poetry. And that takes a genius like this guy. few lines enough to take a breath wide and away. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Brian Purdy (6/19/2012 3:01:00 PM)

    Who has not faced this situation? And what to do except accept one's unpreparedness and continue as before? I find this hilarious; so succinct and philisophical. (Report) Reply

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