Face of the spring moon

Face of the spring moon--
about twelve years old,
I'd say.
 

Translated by Robert Hass

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Kobayashi Issa

Kobayashi Issa, was a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest of the Jōdo Shinshū sect known for his haiku poems and journals. more…

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