Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Basho's Death Poem - Poem by Matsuo Basho

Sick on my journey,
only my dreams will wander
these desolate moors

Form: Haiku


Comments about Basho's Death Poem by Matsuo Basho

  • (5/26/2018 9:20:00 PM)

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  • (5/26/2018 9:19:00 PM)

    THIS SUCKS IDIOT HAHAHHAA RATS KILL YOURSELF AND YOUR MOM HAHAHA NOOB I HOPE YOU DIE (Report)Reply

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  • (5/26/2018 9:19:00 PM)

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  • (5/26/2018 9:14:00 PM)

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  • (4/24/2018 9:36:00 AM)

    i like this poem good (Report)Reply

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  • (9/25/2017 12:35:00 AM)

    ohhh! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report)Reply

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  • Ugwu Erochukwu Shedrach (11/14/2016 3:58:00 AM)

    Nice imagery. (Report)Reply

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (1/21/2016 8:13:00 AM)

    '' only my dreams will wander ''

    it's beautiful.

    -
    The following haiku was written by another great Master, Masaoka Shiki; it is a so called ''Deathbed Haiku'':

    sponge gourd has bloomed
    choked by phlegm
    a departed soul

    before dying, with the assistance of Hekigoto, one of his successor who was nursing him and his sister Ritsu, Shiki wrote down three final haiku. This is one of them.
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  • (10/2/2015 2:07:00 AM)

    phantastic imagery and an insight into the nature of our life.. (Report)Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (10/2/2015 1:05:00 AM)

    Very true...I liked it. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010



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