Yosa Buson Poems

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1.
Coolness

Coolness--
the sound of the bell
as it leaves the bell.
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2.
Dawn

Dawn--
fish the cormorants haven't caught
swimming in the shallows.
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3.
Hokku Poems In Four Seasons

Spring

The year's first poem done,
with smug self confidence
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4.
Blow Of An Ax

Blow of an ax,
pine scent,
the winter woods.
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5.
Early Summer Rain

Early summer rain--
houses facing the river,
two of them.
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6.
Not Quite Dark Yet

Not quite dark yet
and the stars shining
above the withered fields.
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7.
Before The White Chrysanthemum

Before the white chrysanthemum
the scissors hesitate
a moment.
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8.
A Bat Flits

A bat flits
in moonlight
above the plum blossoms.
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9.
Buying Leeks

Buying leeks
and walking home
under the bare trees.
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10.
Calligraphy Of Geese

Calligraphy of geese
against the sky--
the moon seals it.
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