Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

How Much - Poem by Kobayashi Issa

How much
are you enjying yourself,
tiger moth?


Translated by Robert Hass


Comments about How Much by Kobayashi Issa

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (7/31/2016 1:19:00 PM)


    Irrespective of the life span, enjoyment is must (Report) Reply

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  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (7/31/2016 1:18:00 PM)


    Irrespective of the life span, enjoyment is very must (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (12/27/2015 3:18:00 PM)


    the tiger moth is flitting around eating and drinking and doing his courting- he doesn't know his life is brief- so he is enjoying his life very much, thank you (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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