Basho’s Death-Day

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Basho’s Death-Day–

the fence’s sparrows too

form a line

– Haiku by Kobayashi Issa translated by David G. Lanoue, illustrated in haiku-comic by Old Pond Comics

PS I meant to post this on Basho`s Death Day — which was October 12 I believe — but it looks like it was published a day too early.

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