Clouds now and then

02008-10-18 | Poetry | 0 comments

雲おりおり人をやすめる月見かな
kumo oriori hito wo yasumeru tsukimi kana

clouds now and then
give us a rest:
moon viewing

– Bashō 1685

Beautiful, isn’t it.
Why that is not a Haiku – makes me wonder how the next person followed up that opening verse… how does one follow those lines!!!
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Thanks Y.

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