Matsuo Basho

(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

Wrapping The Rice Cakes - Poem by Matsuo Basho

Wrapping the rice cakes,
with one hand
she fingers back her hair.


Translated by Robert Hass


Comments about Wrapping The Rice Cakes by Matsuo Basho

  • Mohammed Asim Nehal (7/25/2016 4:40:00 AM)


    Minute observation nicely put on, even in our busy life chores we can take time-out for essentials..don't we! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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