Who is Kobayashi IssaKobayashi Issa (小林 一茶, June 15, 1763 – January 5, 1828) was a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest of the Jōdo Shinshū. He is known for his haiku poems and journals. He is better known as simply Issa (一茶), a pen name meaning Cup-of-tea (lit. "one [cup of] tea"). He is regarded as one of the four haiku masters in Japan, along with Bashō, Buson and Shiki — "the Great Four."Reflecting the popularity and interest in Issa as man and poet, Japanese books on Issa outnumber those on Buson and almost equal in number those on Bashō.
Issa was born and registered as Kobayashi Nobuyuki (小林 信之), with a childhood name of Kobayashi Yatarō (小林 弥太郎), the first son of a farmer family of Kashiwabara, now part of Shinano-machi, Shinano ...
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Kobayashi Issa Poems
- The Crow
walks along there
as if it were tilling the field.
- Having Slept, The Cat Gets Up
Having slept, the cat gets up,
yawns, goes out
to make love.
- Even On The Smallest Islands
Even on the smallest islands,
they are tilling the fields,
- Summer Night
even the stars
are whispering to each other.
- The Moon Tonight
The moon tonight--
I even miss
Top 10 most used topics by Kobayashi IssaMountain 4 Snow 3 Spring 3 Song 2 Night 2 Woman 2 People 2 Love 2 I Love You 2 Face 2
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Patrickbreukers: haiku (俳句) is a traditional japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world. everything i touch by kobayashi issa (1763-1828). share it ❤️ like it.
D_umadlpisani: “in morning mist a frenzy of drops from the tree” issa kobayashi 小林一茶 (kojima ichiro, from “tsugaru”)
Po_tomato: "goes out, comes back— the love life of a cat." -kobayashi issa
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