poet Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho

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A Wild Sea

A wild sea-
In the distance over Sado
The Milky Way

Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010

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  • Fabrizio FrosiniFabrizio Frosini (1/21/2016 10:43:00 AM)

    荒海や佐渡によこたふ天河

    [ araumi ya / Sado ni yokotau / amanogawa ]

    the rough sea -
    stretching out towards Sado
    the Milky Way

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  • Fabrizio FrosiniFabrizio Frosini (6/16/2015 6:47:00 AM)

    the Milky Way, like the moon, is an Autumn kigo..

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