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'Lead the horse sideways / across the meadow—I hear  /a nightingale' by Kuniharu Shimizu. Haiku by Matsuo Basho. Translation by Donald Keene.


Donald Keene (Translation)

4 January 2010

Haiku by Matsuo Basho

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Poem Text or Excerpt:

Lead the horse sideways
across the meadows— I hear
a nightingale

Creator:

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Translator:

Donald Keene

Publication Notes:

Haiku published in "The Narrow Road to Oku" by Matsuo Basho.

Editorial Notes:

Haiku by Matsuo Basho

Keywords:

lead, horse, sideways, across, meadow, hear, nightingale, country, peace, calm, song, bird, rural, senses, summer, plants, cloud, sky, grass, Matsuo Basho, Narrow Road to Oku, digital art, color, haiku

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