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Horyuji

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I bite into a persimmon
and a bell resounds-
Horyuji
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Fabrizio Frosini 27 May 2016
it is said to be one of his best known haiku
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Fabrizio Frosini 27 May 2016
Shiki wrote this haiku at Nara, on his way to Tokyo. Shortly after, he suffered much agonized pain and had to be confined to his sick bed for seven years.
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