Matsuo Basho
Iga Province / Japan
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Autumn Moonlight

Rating: 3.1
Autumn moonlight--
a worm digs silently
into the chestnut.


Translated by Robert Hass
COMMENTS
Mr Math 27 January 2020
I love basho's poems because they are so well tied together and amazing to read.
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Mr. Math 27 January 2020
I love basho's poems. He ties it all together to form an amazing haiku every time.
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Chinedu Dike 02 November 2019
A concise and insightful verse. A beautiful haiku......................................................................................
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Mahtab Bangalee 01 July 2019
active hand can do anything even in thin opportunity.....///
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Walterrean Salley 27 November 2016
(Autumn Moonlight by Matsuo Basho.) **A beautiful picture.
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Neran Sati 04 October 2015
nine words and we've got a video.. haiku jewel!
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Susan Williams 02 October 2015
no wonder he is recognized as a master of haiku. IOt takes him only nine words and three lines of simple words to recreate a scene in nature
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Ramesh T A 02 October 2015
Nice micro poem on hibernation to overcome winter time!
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Rajnish Manga 02 October 2015
An ethereal scene created through these lovely nine words that unveil the beauty of nature. Just wonderful.
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Neran Sati 02 October 2015
Brilliant haiku! Thanks for choosing
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