Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

In These Latter-Day - Poem by Kobayashi Issa

In these latter-day,
Degenerate times,
Cherry-blossoms everywhere!

Translated by R.H. Blyth

Comments about In These Latter-Day by Kobayashi Issa

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (7/31/2016 1:27:00 PM)

    Wow, so well written, I see the image. (Report) Reply

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  • Susan Williams (12/27/2015 3:07:00 PM)

    surprising, isn't it, how evil can be sooooooooooooo attractive (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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