November 28 marks the anniversary of the death of Japanese poet, Matsuo Basho, the great master of the Haiku (1644-1694)…
We remember Matsuo Basho with five haiku that he wrote …
*** Want more of Basho’s poetry?
The Complete Haiku of Basho
‘Twas the New Moon
‘Twas the new moon!
Since then I waited —
And lo! tonight.
(I have my reward)
Source: Poet Lore: A Magazine of Letters. Vol 16, 1905, 108.
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