Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Matsuo Basho Poems

1. Now the swinging bridge 11/5/2015
2. Temple Bells Die Out 12/8/2014
3. All the day long 11/5/2015
4. Cedar umbrellas 11/5/2015
5. By the old temple 11/5/2015
6. On The White Poppy 4/2/2010
7. The Narrow Road To The Deep North: Prologue 4/2/2010
8. With A Warbler 4/2/2010
9. Souls' Festival 4/2/2010
10. With Every Gust Of Wind 4/2/2010
11. The Warbler Sings 4/2/2010
12. Tremble Oh My Gravemound 4/2/2010
13. Flower 4/2/2010
14. Scarecrow In The Hillock 4/2/2010
15. Sleep On Horseback 4/2/2010
16. The Shallows 4/2/2010
17. Wrapping Dumplings 4/2/2010
18. The Winter Leeks 4/2/2010
19. The Clouds Come And Go 4/2/2010
20. The First Snow 4/2/2010
21. The She Cat 4/2/2010
22. On Buddha's Deathday 4/2/2010
23. The Banana Tree 4/2/2010
24. Won't You Come And See 4/2/2010
25. This First Fallen Snow 4/2/2010
26. The Winter Storm 4/2/2010
27. The Whole Family 4/2/2010
28. From Time To Time 4/2/2010
29. The Morning Glories 4/2/2010
30. How Wild The Sea Is 4/2/2010
31. Husking Rice 4/2/2010
32. Petals Of The Mountain Rose 4/2/2010
33. The Petals Tremble 4/2/2010
34. Under My Tree-Roof 4/2/2010
35. Year’s End, 4/2/2010
36. Eaten Alive 4/2/2010
37. On The Cow Shed 4/2/2010
38. Even That Old Horse 4/2/2010
39. Crossing Long Fields 4/2/2010
40. On New Year's Day 4/2/2010
Best Poem of Matsuo Basho

A Bee

A bee
staggers out
of the peony.


Translated by Robert Hass

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Staying At An Inn

Staying at an inn
where prostitutes are also sleeping--
bush clover and the moon.


Translated by Robert Hass

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