Kobayashi Issa

(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

What A Strange Thing - Poem by Kobayashi Issa

What a strange thing!
to be alive
beneath cherry blossoms.

Translated by Robert Hass

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  • (10/9/2015 6:13:00 PM)

    .........beautiful poem and wonderful theme ★ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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