Sambanath Denis


For Matsuo Basho


Though you and I have never met,
Liker Winter and Summer
Shall never meet.
I hold you clear in my memory,
A fellow poet and a man.
I share with you the love of words
And the nature of their expressions.
Oriental poet kept now in libraries,
Your Haiku live on,
Immortalised.

Submitted: Saturday, August 02, 2014

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After studying Matsuo Basho online at my own leisure.

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