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Spring haiku poem examples by Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho’s Spring haiku poems The spring haiku that Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) made has a seasonally free and easy characteristic, but some work are somewhat funny (it probably depended on his personality). As it was the lunar calendar until the Edo period in Japan, spring was between January and March.    Please enjoy the great …

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Best 10 famous Matsuo Basho’s haiku poems in English and Japanese

Matsuo Basho’s famous haiku poems Portrait of Matsuo Basho from “Hokusai Manga”, by Katsushika Hokusai   Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) made about 1000 haiku poems through the lifetime, traveling around Japan. His writing “The Narrow Road to the Deep North” is the most famous haiku collection in Japan. Among the haiku poems, I would like to …

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