Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

The Crow - Poem by Kobayashi Issa

The crow
walks along there
as if it were tilling the field.


Translated by Robert Hass


Comments about The Crow by Kobayashi Issa

  • Fabrizio Frosini (11/11/2016 8:49:00 AM)

    about the image
    The crows are an image of melancholy for the Japanese. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/27/2015 7:43:00 AM)


    .............wonderful poem with vivid imagery ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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