Haiku by Mastuo Basho IV.

June 28, 2009

posted by Caroline Picard

written by Matsuo Basho


At Nano in Noto Province

It’s hard to live through a wintertime.

A man, infirm

With age, slowly sucks a fish bone.

One Response to “Haiku by Mastuo Basho IV.”

  1. oh now that’s lovely visual and word art. If you’re of a mind to drop a haiku at the haiku buffet gathering at mi casa. Open invitation to all comers.
    Basho—haiku Master Chef. mmm. merci for the ‘meal’.
    “fish” duly noted.

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