Tag Archives: Japanese Poem

Poem – Of Course I Love you

Of course I love you But if you love me Marry a young woman I couldn’t stand it To live with a young Man, I being older Advertisements

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Poem – How Sad 

How sad,  to think I will end  as only  a pale green mist  drifting the far fields. 

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How Much – Kobayashi Issa 

How much Are you enjoying yourself Tiger moth ?

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God – Haiku

Cry not On your knees confide silently  Peace from him above

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Hokku Poems in Four Seasons – Yosa Buson

Spring The year’s first poem done, with smug self confidence a haikai poet. Longer has become the daytime; a pheasant is fluttering down onto the bridge. Yearning for the Bygones Lengthening days, accumulating, and recalling the days of distant past. … Continue reading

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The Sturdy Men – Yamabe no Akahito

The sturdy men Leave for the hunt; The maidens Trail the hems of scarlet skirts Across the clean swept beach.

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A Cuckoo Cries – Matsuo Basho 

a cuckoo cries  and through a thicket of bamboo  the late moon shines

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