Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Bush Warbler - Poem by Matsuo Basho

Bush warbler:
shits on the rice cakes
on the porch rail.

Translated by Robert Hass

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  • (3/12/2012 3:26:00 PM)

    I've had too many days when I've felt like the 'rice cake'! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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