Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

Asked How Old He Was - Poem by Kobayashi Issa

Asked how old he was,
the boy in the new kimono
stretched out all five fingers.

Translated by Robert Hass

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (9/8/2016 9:15:00 AM)

    Yes that is his final counting..... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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