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On Love and Barley by Matsuo Bashō
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Oct 29, 11

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Basho loses a bit of the original beauty of the Haiku form in translation, and although they still convey the serene, sublime and natural images of his culture; Basho's work does not retain the complete poetic edge that is in the original language.

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