Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

Napping At Midday - Poem by Kobayashi Issa

Napping at midday
I hear the song of rice planters
and feel ashamed of myself.

Translated by Robert Hass

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  • Susan Williams (12/27/2015 2:47:00 PM)

    I like haiku- it's so brief yet covers so much ground (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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