Matsuo Basho
Iga Province / Japan

Poems

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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:
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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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6.
A Caterpillar
A caterpillar,
this deep in fall--
still not a butterfly.
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7.
Don'T Imitate Me
Don't imitate me;
it's as boring
as the two halves of a melon.
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8.
Collection Of Six Haiku
Waking in the night;
the lamp is low,
the oil freezing.
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9.
Awake At Night
Awake at night--
the sound of the water jar
cracking in the cold.
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10.
First Day Of Spring
First day of spring--
I keep thinking about
the end of autumn.
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