An Old Pond Poem by Matsuo Basho

An Old Pond

Rating: 2.9


old pond.....
a frog leaps in
water's sound

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
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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Very inspirational...he is the master poet of haiku...

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Isaiah Halley-segal 26 April 2014

A moment given in perfect simplicity.

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Very inspirational...he is the master poet of haiku...

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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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Matsuo Basho

Iga Province / Japan
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