Buson Yosa


harunoumi hinemosunotari notarikana

The sea in spring–
Ever so slow and idle
All day long.

Buson Yosa (1716-83) is one the great haiku masters from Japan. This passage is from “1020 Haiku in Translation: The Heart of Basho, Buson and Issa,” translated by Takahumi Saito & William R. Nelson, Book Surge, North Charleston, SC, USA

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s