Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Even That Old Horse - Poem by Matsuo Basho

Even that old horse
is something to see this
snow-covered morning

Comments about Even That Old Horse by Matsuo Basho

  • Fabrizio Frosini (6/2/2016 1:56:00 PM)

    a slight different translation of the same hokku:

    馬をさへながむる雪の朝哉 uma wo sae / nagamuru yuki no / ashita kana

    even a horse / arrests my eyes — on this / snowy morrow

    [Matsuo Basho,1684]
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  • (10/2/2015 2:44:00 AM)

    Basho's beautifull coment on relativity of sights and meanings (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 2, 2010

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