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'Under the same roof / prostitutes were sleepingó / the moon and clover' by Kuniharu Shimizu. Haiku by Matsuo Basho. Translated by Donald Keene.


Donald Keene (Translation)

23 April 2010

Haiku by Matsuo Basho

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Poem Text or Excerpt:

Under the same roof
prostitutes were sleepingó
the moon and clover.

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:

Under, same, roof, prostitutes, sleeping, moon, clover, night, contrast, scent, light, women, human, activity, sleep, rest, Matsuo Basho, Narrow Road to Oku, digital art, abstract, color, haiku

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