Piping autumn wind


Translated from Complete Basho Haiku in Japanese by Dmitri N. Smirnov in 2003. Piping autumn wind was written by Matsuo Basho in 1666. Basho was considered the master of the haiku poetry form.
Piping autumn wind
Kanō Eitoku, Birds and Flowers of the Four Seasons, 16th century
Рiping autumn wind
blows with wild piercing voice
through the sliding door...

Japanese: あきかぜのやりどのくちやとがりごえ akikaze no / yarido no kuchi ya / togari goe


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