Bill Waters ~~ Haiku

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Basho: even in Kyoto

Even in Kyôto—

hearing the cuckoo’s cry—

I long for Kyôto

 Kyou nitemo

kyounatsukashi ya


By Matsuo Bashô; Robert Hass, translator. Classical Japanese Database (

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  1. One of my favorite poems – thank you

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