Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Matsuo Basho Poems

81. Fleas, Lice 1/13/2003
82. First Winter Rain 1/13/2003
83. In This World Of Ours, 1/1/2004
84. What Fish Feel 1/13/2003
85. The Oak Tree 1/13/2003
86. Stillness 1/13/2003
87. A Wild Sea 4/2/2010
88. Cold Night: The Wild Duck 1/13/2003
89. Bush Warbler 1/13/2003
90. A Ball Of Snow 4/2/2010
91. Coolness Of The Melons 1/13/2003
92. Blowing Stones 1/13/2003
93. A Cold Rain Starting 4/2/2010
94. First Snow 1/13/2003
95. Winter Solitude 1/13/2003
96. A Field Of Cotton 1/13/2003
97. A Strange Flower 4/2/2010
98. A Cool Fall Night 1/13/2003
99. First Day Of Spring 1/13/2003
100. Bitter–tasting Ice — 1/1/2004
101. A Weathered Skeleton 4/2/2010
102. Four Haiku 1/1/2004
103. Collection Of Six Haiku 1/1/2004
104. Basho's Death Poem 4/2/2010
105. An Old Pond 4/2/2010
106. A Cicada Shell 1/13/2003
107. Awake At Night 1/13/2003
108. A Caterpillar 1/13/2003
109. A Monk Sips Morning Tea 1/13/2003
110. The Old Pond 1/13/2003
111. Don'T Imitate Me 1/13/2003
112. A Snowy Morning 1/13/2003
113. Autumn Moonlight 1/13/2003
114. A Bee 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Matsuo Basho

A Bee

A bee
staggers out
of the peony.


Translated by Robert Hass

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Awake At Night

Awake at night--
the sound of the water jar
cracking in the cold.


Translated by Robert Hass

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