I come weary

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Translated by William George Aston and published in A History of Japanese Literature, Chapter IV (1899). I come weary was written by Matsuo Basho in 1688. Basho was considered the master of the haiku poetry form.
An illustration for the story I come weary by the author Matsuo Basho An illustration for the story I come weary by the author Matsuo Basho An illustration for the story I come weary by the author Matsuo Basho
I come weary,
In search of an inn—
Ah! these wisteria flowers!

Japanese: (くたびれてやどかるころやふじのはな) kutabirete / yado karu koro ya / fuji no hana

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