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Washing the hoe

Yosa Buson 1716 (Settsu Province) – 1783



Washing the hoe--
ripples on the water;
far off, wild ducks.

Translated by Robert Hass

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Scheme XXX X
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Characters 95
Words 17
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 3, 1

Yosa Buson

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

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