Haiga Archive

'The true beginnings / of poetry—an Oku / rice-planting song' by Kuniharu Shimizu. Haiku by Matsuo Basho. Translation by Donald Keene.


Donald Keene (Translation)

6 January 2010

Haiku by Matsuo Basho

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Poem Text or Excerpt:

The true beginnings
of poetry— an Oku
rice-planting song

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:

true, beginnings, poetry, Oku, rice-planting, song, origins, human, activity, rural, country, music, words, connections, Matsuo Basho, Narrow Road to Oku, digital art, color, haiku

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