November 28 marks the anniversary of the death of Japanese poet, Matsuo Basho, the great master of the Haiku (1644-1694)…
We remember Basho with five elegant haiku that he wrote …
*** Want more of Basho’s poetry?
The Complete Haiku of Basho
The Cry of the Cicada
The cry of the cicada
Gives no sign
That presently it will die.
Source: TP’s Weekly. Vol 3, 15 April 1914, 509.
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