Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Cold Night: The Wild Duck - Poem by Matsuo Basho

Cold night: the wild duck,
sick, falls from the sky
and sleeps awhile.

Translated by Robert Hass

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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