Poetry, VOLUME 12

Matsuo Basho – Five Haiku – Poetry

Matsuo Basho Five Haiku

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
Basho

‘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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