Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

The Snow Is Melting - Poem by Kobayashi Issa

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The snow is melting
and the village is flooded
with children.

Translated by Robert Hass

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  • Gold Star - 4,892 Points Susan Williams (2/1/2015 9:37:00 PM)

    There is such an Elegant Simplicity in this. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 8, 2015

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