Kobayashi Issa
Kashiwabara / Japan

Poems

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1.
In Spring Rain
In spring rain
a pretty girl
yawning.
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2.
Don'T Worry, Spiders
Don't worry, spiders,
I keep house
casually.
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3.
Having Slept, The Cat Gets Up
Having slept, the cat gets up,
yawns, goes out
to make love.
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4.
A Bath When You'Re Born
His death poem:

A bath when you're born,
a bath when you die,
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5.
All The Time I Pray To Buddha
All the time I pray to Buddha
I keep on
killing mosquitoes.
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6.
A Huge Frog And I
A huge frog and I,
staring at each other,
neither of us moves.
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7.
Even With Insects
Even with insects--
some can sing,
some can't.
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8.
How Much
How much
are you enjying yourself,
tiger moth?
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9.
New Year's Day
New Year's Day--
everything is in blossom!
I feel about average.
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10.
In These Latter-Day
In these latter-day,
Degenerate times,
Cherry-blossoms everywhere!
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