Spider, say again


Translated from Complete Basho Haiku in Japanese by Dmitri N. Smirnov in 2006. Spider, say again was written by Matsuo Basho in 1680. Basho was considered the master of the haiku poetry form.
Spider, say again
Japanese spider female, Argiope amoena
Spider, say again!
It’s so hard to hear your voice
in the autumn wind.

Japanese: (くもなにとねをなにとなくあきのかぜ) kumo nani to / ne o nani to naku / aki no kaze ______________

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