Clouds will separate us

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Translated by William George Aston and published in A History of Japanese Literature, Chapter IV (1899). Clouds will separate us was written by Matsuo Basho in 1671. Basho was considered the master of the haiku poetry form.
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Clouds will separate us —
the time to part has come now.
Wild goose flies away...

Japanese: くもとへだつともかやかりのいきわかれ kumo to hedatsu / tomo ka ya kari no / iki wakare

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