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  • 1.
    The old pond

    Following are several translations
    of the 'Old Pond' poem, which may be
    the most famous of all haiku:

    Furuike ya
    kawazu tobikomu
    mizu no oto

    - Basho



    Literal Translation

    Fu-ru (old) i-ke (pond) ya,
    ka-wa-zu (frog) to-bi-ko-mu (jumping into)
    mi-zu (water) no o-to (sound)


    Translated by Fumiko Saisho



    The old pond-
    a frog jumps in,
    sound of water.


    Translated by Robert Hass



    Old pond...
    a frog jumps in
    water's sound.


    Translated by William J. Higginson



    An old silent pond...
    A frog jumps into the pond,
    splash! Silence again.


    Translated by Harry Behn



    There is the old pond!
    Lo, into it jumps a frog:
    hark, water's music!


    Translated by John Bryan



    The silent old pond
    a mirror of ancient calm,
    a frog-leaps-in splash.


    Translated by Dion O'Donnol



    old pond
    frog leaping
    splash


    Translated by Cid Corman



    Antic pond-
    frantic frog jumps in-
    gigantic sound.


    Translated by Bernard Lionel Einbond



    MAFIA HIT MAN POET: NOTE FOUND PINNED TO LAPEL
    OF DROWNED VICTIM'S DOUBLE-BREASTED SUIT! ! !

    'Dere wasa dis frogg
    Gone jumpa offa da logg
    Now he inna bogg.'

    - Anonymous


    Translated by George M. Young, Jr.



    Old pond
    leap - splash
    a frog.


    Translated by Lucien Stryk



    The old pond,
    A frog jumps in:.
    Plop!


    Translated by Allan Watts



    The old pond, yes, and
    A frog is jumping into
    The water, and splash.

    Translated by G.S. Fraser read more »

  • 2.
    Over The Wintry

    Over the wintry
    forest, winds howl in rage
    with no leaves to blow. read more »

  • 3.
    While You Decline To Cry,

    While you decline to cry,
    high on the mountainside
    a single stalk of plumegrass wilts. read more »

  • 4.
    The Wren

    The wren
    Earns his living
    Noiselessly. read more »

  • 5.
    None is travelling

    None is travelling
    Here along this way but I,
    This autumn evening. read more »

  • 6.
    Over-Ripe Sushi

    Over-ripe sushi,
    The Master
    Is full of regret. read more »

  • 7.
    Consider me

    Consider me
    As one who loved poetry
    And persimmons. read more »

  • 8.
    A cicada shell

    A cicada shell;
    it sang itself
    utterly away. read more »

  • 9.
    Blown from the west

    Blown from the west,
    fallen leaves gather
    in the east. read more »

  • 10.
    Winter seclusion

    Winter seclusion -
    Listening, that evening,
    To the rain in the mountain. read more »

  • 11.
    Green frog

    Green frog,
    Is your body also
    freshly painted? read more »

  • 12.
    Haiku (Birds singing...)

    Birds singing
    in the dark
    —Rainy dawn. read more »

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