A Weathered Skeleton Poem by Matsuo Basho

A Weathered Skeleton

Rating: 3.3


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

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Ray Schreiber 18 February 2012

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

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 16 October 2021

Excellent write. Timeless.

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teigan 19 April 2018

gayest poem ever

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Walterrean Salley 27 November 2016

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

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Susan Williams 02 October 2015

every word perfectly chosen for effect

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Fabrizio Frosini 18 April 2015

beautiful imagery, and as sharp as that knife..

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Matsuo Basho

Iga Province / Japan
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