Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

A Wild Sea - Poem by Matsuo Basho

A wild sea-
In the distance over Sado
The Milky Way


Comments about A Wild Sea by Matsuo Basho

  • Fabrizio Frosini (1/21/2016 10:43:00 AM)


    荒海や佐渡によこたふ天河

    [ araumi ya / Sado ni yokotau / amanogawa ]

    the rough sea -
    stretching out towards Sado
    the Milky Way

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (6/16/2015 6:47:00 AM)


    the Milky Way, like the moon, is an Autumn kigo.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010



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