Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

By the old temple - Poem by Matsuo Basho

By the old temple,
peach blossoms;
a man treading rice.

Form: Senryu

Comments about By the old temple by Matsuo Basho

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (5/18/2016 2:13:00 PM)

    With 5-3-5 syllable how can this be a senryu? ? ? (Report) Reply

    Fabrizio Frosini (12/21/2016 9:03:00 AM)

    no, a senryu is a different kind of composition. The 5-3-5 unit sounds, here, come from the English translation

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 5, 2015

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