Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho
Iga Province / Japan
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Bashō was born Matsuo Kinsaku around 1644, somewhere near Ueno in Iga Province. His father may have been a low-ranking samurai, which would have promised Bashō a career in the military but not much chance of a notable life. It was traditionally claimed by biographers that he worked in the kitchens. However, as a child Bashō became a ...
Popular Poems
1.
The Old Pond
Following are several translations
of the 'Old Pond' poem, which may be
the most famous of all haiku:
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2.
A Bee
A bee
staggers out
of the peony.
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3.
Autumn Moonlight
Autumn moonlight--
a worm digs silently
into the chestnut.
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4.
A Monk Sips Morning Tea
A monk sips morning tea,
it's quiet,
the chrysanthemum's flowering.
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5.
A Snowy Morning
A snowy morning--
by myself,
chewing on dried salmon.
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anonymous 16 January 2020
Haiku Five syllables first Next line: syllables seven Finish off with five
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gerald 03 September 2019
protoganist in masuo basho
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uncle bobby 05 June 2019
According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. Its wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway because bees don't care what humans think is impossible. Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Yellow, black. Ooh, black and yellow! Let's shake it up a little. Barry! Breakfast is ready!
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Sophia Zeng 11 March 2019
I love your poems.can you write more about nature?
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Sophia Zeng 11 March 2019
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Regina 10 March 2019
I always thought Basho wrote barn burnt now see moon
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