November 28 marks the anniversary of the death of Japanese poet, 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
I Come Aweary
I come aweary,
In search of an inn —
Ah! these wisteria flowers.
Source: TP’s Weekly. Vol 3, 15 April 1914, 509.
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