Haiku by Matsup Basho II.

June 28, 2009

posted by caroline picard

written by Matsuo Basho

hiroshige-ii-cherry-blossoms

The lady hunting for butterburs

Jerks her lantern, and the light is gone.

She sets her mind

On Nirvana, when cherry blossoms

Were still in bud.

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