poet Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho

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A Weathered Skeleton

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

Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010

Form: Haiku


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Comments about A Weathered Skeleton by Matsuo Basho

  • teigan (4/19/2018 8:11:00 PM)

    gayest poem ever

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  • Walterrean Salley (11/27/2016 6:50:00 PM)

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

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

    every word perfectly chosen for effect

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

    beautiful imagery, and as sharp as that knife..

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  • Ray Schreiber (2/18/2012 9:19:00 PM)

    Lovely picture of a familiar experience had by all. Another gem by the father of haiku.

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