Posts filed under ‘.haiku’

Gimme that harvest moon!

By Kobayashi Issa

“Gimme that harvest moon!”
cries the crying

Translated by David G. Lanoue



October 5, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Between our two lives

by Matsuo Bashō

Between our two lives
there is also the life of
the cherry blossom.

May 2, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Spring Rain

by Matsuo Bashō (1644–1694)

Spring rain
leaking through the roof
dripping from the wasps’ nest


April 17, 2017 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

The Old Pond

April 17, 2017 at 6:25 pm Leave a comment

An old pond!

by Matsuo Bashō

An old pond!
A frog jumps in—
the sound of water.


April 17, 2017 at 5:04 pm Leave a comment

The Narrow Road

by Matsuo Bashō

The Narrow Road
to the Far North


April 17, 2017 at 3:25 pm Leave a comment

International Haiku Poetry Day

Happy International Haiku Poetry Day!


April 17, 2017 at 5:25 am Leave a comment