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Frogs - Basho's Many English Frogs

Matsuo Bashō (1644 – 1694), was the most famous poet of the Edo period in Japan and is still renowned as perhaps Japan’s most popular poet. 796 more words

tires of...summer

for the man who says

he tires of his child

there are no flowers

                                   ~Basho*

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The Moon in the Pines

J Clements

Photography

Age

May age weather you,
may moss spring from all your cracks,
you remain your own.

Poetry

Homecoming

The air fair crackles,
just as the earth in August;
spirits heading home. 24 more words

Poetry

Nature

Even the righteous
must occasionally face
nature’s displeasure.

Poetry

Narrow roads

In Basho’s footsteps,
the way takes me deeper north
along narrow roads.

Poetry

Prayers

Prayers take many forms,
and the gods may choose to grant
wishes that amuse.

Poetry