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Kobayashi Issa, was a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest of the Jōdo Shinshū sect known for his haiku poems and journals.

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List of poems by Kobayashi Issa 52 total

Face of the spring moon
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Summer night
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The snow is melting 163 ViewsRate it
Writing shit about new snow 159 ViewsRate it
Don't worry, spiders 141 ViewsRate it
Don't Kill That Fly! 137 ViewsRate it
Don't know about the people 133 ViewsRate it
Blossoms at night 132 ViewsRate it
In this world 132 ViewsRate it
New Year's morning 132 ViewsRate it
That pretty girl 132 ViewsRate it
These sea slugs 126 ViewsRate it
Asked how old he was 124 ViewsRate it
Windy fall
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a world of dew 121 ViewsRate it
Not very anxious
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Last time, I think 116 ViewsRate it
Napping at midday 116 ViewsRate it
A cuckoo sings 108 ViewsRate it
That wren 108 ViewsRate it
What a strange thing 104 ViewsRate it
Seen 102 ViewsRate it
Even on the smallest islands 101 ViewsRate it
The moon tonight 89 ViewsRate it
Ducks bobbing on the water 83 ViewsRate it
Pissing in the snow 81 ViewsRate it
New Year's Day 80 ViewsRate it
The man pulling radishes 80 ViewsRate it
No doubt about it 78 ViewsRate it
Visiting the graves 76 ViewsRate it
Children imitating cormorants 75 ViewsRate it
Hey, sparrow! 74 ViewsRate it
Not knowing 73 ViewsRate it
Under my house 72 ViewsRate it
A bath when you're born
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How much 70 ViewsRate it
Even with insects 68 ViewsRate it
Under the image of Buddha
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With my father 63 ViewsRate it
A huge frog and I 60 ViewsRate it
In spring rain
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Having slept, the cat gets up 56 ViewsRate it
Napped half the day 56 ViewsRate it
The crow 52 ViewsRate it
In these latter-day 46 ViewsRate it
The toad! It looks like 43 ViewsRate it
The pheasant cries 38 ViewsRate it
In the thicket's shade 35 ViewsRate it
This moth saw brightness 34 ViewsRate it
I'm going out 32 ViewsRate it
All the time I pray to Buddha 30 ViewsRate it
It once happened 28 ViewsRate it

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