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6 Haiku, by Basho, Buson, & Issa

March 11, 2011

These six are still singing.

I read these Haiku from The Essential Haiku: Versions of Basho, Buson, & Issa, edited by Robert Hass (Ecco, 1994).

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  1. Peter permalink
    March 11, 2011 2:32 pm

    The first haiku by Issa walloped me.

    • March 11, 2011 3:17 pm

      Oh, I know! That one reads so differently today than it would any other spring day.

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