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BASHO MATSUO


BASHO MATSUO

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書道 奥の細道 17 教秀 Matuo Bashou 『samidare no huri nokoshiteya hikaridou』 【訳】奥州を治めた藤原氏は、平泉にすばらしい文化を築き上げた。しかし、鎌倉幕府の源頼朝により滅ぼされてしまった。そして、数百年の時間が過ぎました。今、私の目の前に、五月雨の中、ぽつんと藤原氏が建てた金色堂だけが残されている。 The meaning of this haiku Fujiwara who ruled Oshu built splendid culture in Hiraizumi. However, Fujiwara has been destroyed by Yoritomo Minamoto of the Kamakura Shogunate. And time of several hundred years passed. In my very front, only the gold temple which Fujiwara built alone is left in early summer rain now.

Marina Richterova(Russian, b.1962) Basho, Japanese Cycle, 2006. Lithography

Spring passes and the birds cry out—tears in the eyes of fishes. ......Basho, leaving Edo ------------------------------------------------- Translation: Sam Hamill

The first fallen snow is barely enough to bend the jonquil leaves. .....Basho

Speechless before these budding green spring leaves in blazing sunlight .....Basho -------------------------------------------------------- Translated by Sam Hamill

The withered flowers, drop their seeds like tears...Basho (translation by Dmitri Smirnov) ~photo by jo-h

'After the chrysanthemums, Apart from radishes, There is nothing.' - Matsuo Basho

The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches, by Matsuo Basho, Nobuyuki Yuasa

So still: into rocks it pierces-- the locust-shrill. .....Basho ----------------------------------------------- translation Harold Henderson ----------------------------------------------- photo of locust by Peter G.W. Jones, "Flickpicpete" at www.flickr.com/...

"She sets her mind On Nirvana, when cherry blossoms were still in bud.At Nano in Noto Province It’s hard to live through a wintertime." by Matsuo Basho, painting "Snow Scene in the Garden of a Daimyo part of Triptych" oil on Canvas by Ando Hiroshige

World Yamagata, Yamadera / Tateishi temple of black-and-white drawing / Basho Matsuo

sakura sakura iza maiagare towa ni sanzameku hikari wo abite saraba tomo yo mata kono basho de aou sakura maichiru michi no ue de ~ cherry blossoms now flying in the air eternally rustling awash in light farewell my friend let's meet again here. on the street scattered with cherry blossoms.

The Garden by Eimear Brennan "Sitting quietly Doing nothing Spring comes & the grass grows by itself" Matsuo Basho 1644-1694 Limited edition art print of 20 of original pen and ink drawing - $34

Basho, simply and eloquently, wrote, “Winter solitude/In a world of one color/The sound of wind.” Learn more about creative haiku writing!

OKUHARA SEIKO: "Bird and Bamboo in Snow" (1910) Winter Storm Hid in the bamboo And quietly subsided BASHO (1644 - 1694)

"The Monkey's Straw Raincoat and Other Poetry of the Basho School" describes the technical requirements of writing renga (a form of Japanese linked poetry).

"The Monkey's Straw Raincoat and Other Poetry of the Basho School" describes the technical requirements of writing renga (a form of Japanese linked poetry).

Yun Shouping, Pear Blossom and Moon Very brief:Gleam of blossoms in the treetopsOn a moonlit night Basho

Yun Shouping, Pear Blossom and Moon Very brief:Gleam of blossoms in the treetopsOn a moonlit night Basho

Japanese Haiku collection, edited by Beilenson. I knew I liked Basho, but discovered i love Issa.

The spring, people don't notice, Is found on the back of the mirror With ume blossoms on it! - Basho

Basho,born Matsuo Kinsaku in Iga Province, Japan, in 1644. Complete Haiku. Life long inspirational source.

17th Century HAIKU & CALLIGRAPHY: 'Old pond / Frog jump-in / Water-sound.' Words & Picture by by Basho, Japanese zen poet.

Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), Japanese master of haiku. "Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home." Picture is from the Basho Revisited Blog by Chèvrefeuille.

The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches, by Matsuo Basho, Nobuyuki Yuasa