Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Cherry-Blossoms (Japanese Haiku Series III)” as Want to Read:
Cherry-Blossoms (Japanese Haiku Series by Peter Pauper Press #3)
Step into a series of dazzling, funny, melancholy, and joyous moments with this collection of haiku masterworks. Beloved translator Peter Beilenson’s goals were twofold: to craft a book of haiku accessible to anyone, and to render his best guess at what the poets would have written in English. His translations preserve the sublime spirit of each verse, conjuring vivid visu ...more
Hardcover, 61 pages
Published 1960 by Peter Pauper Press
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 58)
Matsuo Bashō (松尾 芭蕉) was the most famous poet of the Edo period in Japan. During his lifetime, Bashō was renowned for his works in the collaborative haikai no renga form; today, he is recognized as a master of brief and clear haiku.More about Matsuo Bashō...