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Lighting one candle

Yosa Buson 1716 (Settsu Province) – 1783



Lighting one candle
with another candle--
spring evening.


Translated by Robert Hass

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Yosa Buson

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

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    Bob dave alun
    The 2nd line is 6 syllables not 7
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