Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

It Once Happened - Poem by Kobayashi Issa

It once happened
that a child was spared punishment
through earnest solicitation.


Translated by Robert Hass


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  • Susan Williams (12/27/2015 3:03:00 PM)


    a gentle piece of guidance from father to son or grandfather to grandson (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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