Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Autumn Moonlight - Poem by Matsuo Basho

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


Translated by Robert Hass

Form: Haiku


Comments about Autumn Moonlight by Matsuo Basho

  • Rookie - 4 Points Ray Schreiber (2/18/2012 9:25:00 PM)

    This one is a favorite... like the space between two breaths. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Gracio Reis (5/20/2009 5:10:00 PM)

    reading Basho
    I felt my self a traveler
    too (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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