Learn the meaning of Matsuo Basho’s famous haiku poems
Among them, I would like to introduce you the 10 famous examples of his works including about “old pond and frog”, “cicada” and his death poem(“sick on a journey”). The haiku poems are shown in original Japanese 5-7-7 syllables, and translated to English three lines style to realize the meaning.
From Oku-no Hosomichi(The Narrow Road to Deep North)
Do you know Masaoka Shiki who completed modern haiku?
Other Basho’s haiku poems