Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

A Cool Fall Night - Poem by Matsuo Basho

At a hermitage:

A cool fall night--
getting dinner, we peeled
eggplants, cucumbers.


Translated by Robert Hass


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  • (11/22/2016 7:44:00 PM)


    (A Cool Fall Night - Poem by Matsuo Basho.) **Humble meal on a cold night- centuries ago, but never to be forgotten. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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