Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Cedar umbrellas - Poem by Matsuo Basho

Cedar umbrellas, off
to Mount Yoshimo for
the cherry blossoms.

Form: Senryu

Comments about Cedar umbrellas by Matsuo Basho

  • (11/27/2016 6:44:00 PM)

    Cedar umbrellas by Matsuo Basho.) **Season of the gorgeous cherry blossoms; there with those lovely Japanese umbrellas. What a welcoming scene. (Report) Reply

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (6/4/2016 3:58:00 PM)

    Cherry blossoms are the most beloved flower of the Japanese people. They bloom for a brief time and are very fragile, symbolizing the transience of life; this symbolism harmonizes well Buddhist teachings. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 5, 2015

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