A Caterpillar Poem by Matsuo Basho

A Caterpillar

Rating: 3.1


A caterpillar,
this deep in fall--
still not a butterfly.


Translated by Robert Hass

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Dasha Y 03 June 2008

i hate this poem blah it

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Michelle Claus 17 April 2014

I'm still not a butterfly, either... still developing

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Walterrean Salley 22 November 2016

(A Caterpillar - Poem by Matsuo Basho.) **A flaw in nature; delayed process. Love the verse.

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loquasha 11 March 2022

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niggga 12 May 2019

is this its gay im gonna kms

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Samin Bakshi 30 June 2018

The appropriateness of every stage of life is integral to the process. Regardless of its beauty that surrounds, the true beauty is in the flaw.

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Guxcxxxxxs 26 April 2018

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M Asim Nehal 13 December 2016

Excellent - Something is fishy and wrong.

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Iga Province / Japan
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