Haiga Archive

'Sweet smelling rice fields! / to our right as we push through / The Ariso Sea' by Kuniharu Shimizu. Haiku by Matsuo Basho. Translated by Donald Keene.

Donald Keene (Translation)

23 April 2010

Haiku by Matsuo Basho


Poem Text or Excerpt:

Sweet-smelling rice fields!
to our right as we push through,
The Ariso Sea.




Donald Keene

Publication Notes:

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

Editorial Notes:

Haiku by Matsuo Basho


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