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Japanese Haiku (Japanese Haiku Series I) Japanese Haiku by Matsuo Bashō
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Japanese Haiku Quotes (showing 1-23 of 23)
“All Heaven and Earth
Flowered white obliterate...
Snow...unceasing snow”
Hashin, Japanese Haiku
“Arise from sleep, old cat,
And with great yawns and stretchings...
Amble out for love”
Kobayashi Issa, Japanese Haiku
“In the city fields
Contemplating cherry-trees...
Strangers are like friends”
Kobayashi Issa, Japanese Haiku
“Ballet in the air...
Twin butterflies until, twice white
They Meet, they mate”
Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku
“On the Death of his Child

Dew Evaporates
And all our world is dew...so dear,
So fresh, so fleeting”
Kobayashi Issa, Japanese Haiku
“April's air stirs in
Willow-leaves...a butterfly
Floats and balances”
Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku
“Many solemn nights
Blond moon, we stand and marvel...
Sleeping our noons away”
Teitoku, Japanese Haiku
“Mountain-rose petals
Falling, falling, falling now...
Waterfall music”
Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku
“Dead my old fine hopes
And dry my dreaming but still...
Iris, blue each spring”
Shushiki, Japanese Haiku
“Giddy grasshopper
Take care...do not leap and crush
These pearls of dewdrop”
Kobayashi Issa, Japanese Haiku
“Why so scrawny, cat?
Starving for fat fish or mice...
Or backyard love?”
Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku
“Describe plum-blossoms?
Better than my verses...white
Wordless Butterflies”
Reikan, Japanese Haiku
“Old dark sleepy pool...
Quick unexpected frog
Goes plop! Watersplash!”
Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku
“Twilight whippoorwill...
Whistle on, sweet deepener
Of dark loneliness”
Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku
“For a lovely bowl
Let us arrange these flowers...
For there is no rice”
Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku
“Amorous cat, alas
You too must yowl with your love...
or even worse, without!”
Yaha, Japanese Haiku
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“Standing still at dusk
Listen . . . in far distances
The song of froglings!”
Yosa Buson, Japanese Haiku
“Seek on high bare trails
Sky-reflecting violets...
Mountain-top jewels”
Matsuo Bashō, Japanese Haiku
“Hi! My little hut
Is newly-thatched I see...
Blue morning-glories”
Kobayashi Issa, Japanese Haiku
“If you were silent
Flight of herons on dark sky...
Oh! Autumn snowflakes!”
Sokan, Japanese Haiku
“Such a little child
To send to be a priestling...
Icy poverty”
Shiki, Japanese Haiku
“Don't touch my plumtree!
Said my friend and saying so...
Broke the branch for me”
Taigi, Japanese Haiku
“Come come! Come Out!
From bogs old frogs command the dark
and look...the stars”
Kikaku, Japanese Haiku

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