Matsuo Basho
Iga Province / Japan
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An Old Pond

Rating: 2.9
old pond.....
a frog leaps in
water's sound
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COMMENTS
Sixtus Unfailingdreams Osim 17 September 2017
Thank you, Siddhartha.
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Ugwu Erochukwu Shedrach 14 November 2016
I love this poem.
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Fabrizio Frosini 21 January 2016
*** ??????????? - - - - furu ike ya / kawazu tobikomu / mizu no oto an ancient pond / a frog jumps in / the splash of water [1686] ***
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Susan Williams 02 October 2015
oh, I love love love the reversal! ! ! ! !
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Barry O'keeffe 02 November 2014
old pond leap-frog r-i-n-g-s-
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Isaiah Halley-segal 26 April 2014
A moment given in perfect simplicity.
4 1 Reply
Very inspirational...he is the master poet of haiku...
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Very inspirational...he is the master poet of haiku...
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Lily Walters 12 March 2012
Quiet grace and beauty that stand the test of time.
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Ray Schreiber 18 February 2012
A classic... simplicity at it's apex, recognized through the ages.
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