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Dawn

Yosa Buson 1716 (Settsu Province) – 1783



Dawn--
fish the cormorants haven't caught
swimming in the shallows.

Translated by Robert Hass

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Scheme XXA A
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 98
Words 16
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 3, 1

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Yosa Buson or Yosa no Buson was a Japanese poet and painter of the Edo period. more…

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