Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

The Snow Is Melting

Poem by Kobayashi Issa

The snow is melting
and the village is flooded
with children.


Translated by Robert Hass

Topic(s) of this poem: snow


Comments about The Snow Is Melting by Kobayashi Issa

  • Dr Tony BrahminDr Tony Brahmin (11/17/2018 5:04:00 AM)

    the melting snow and the children n the school...... simplicity thanku. tony(Report)Reply

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  • * Sunprincess * (12/27/2015 7:50:00 AM)

    .............a great write....the hyperbole is amazing ★(Report)Reply

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  • Susan WilliamsSusan Williams (2/1/2015 9:37:00 PM)

    There is such an Elegant Simplicity in this.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, January 8, 2015