Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

A Weathered Skeleton - Poem by Matsuo Basho

A weathered skeleton
in windy fields of memory,
piercing like a knife

Form: Haiku

Comments about A Weathered Skeleton by Matsuo Basho

  • (4/19/2018 8:11:00 PM)

    gayest poem ever (Report) Reply

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  • (11/27/2016 6:50:00 PM)

    (A Weathered Skeleton by Matsuo Basho.) **What a scene, so piercing. (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (10/2/2015 3:30:00 PM)

    every word perfectly chosen for effect (Report) Reply

  • Fabrizio Frosini (4/18/2015 11:04:00 AM)

    beautiful imagery, and as sharp as that knife.. (Report) Reply

  • (2/18/2012 9:19:00 PM)

    Lovely picture of a familiar experience had by all. Another gem by the father of haiku. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010

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