Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

The Passing Spring - Poem by Matsuo Basho

The passing spring
Birds mourn,
Fishes weep
With tearful eyes.

Comments about The Passing Spring by Matsuo Basho

  • Gold Star - 5,735 Points Neran Sati (10/3/2015 2:47:00 PM)

    an expressionist flavour in Basho's haiku, how extraordinary! (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 19,816 Points Ramesh Rai (10/24/2014 6:18:00 AM)

    Soulful write in some swt words. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010

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