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ZaidZamanHamid: It is the dangerous time to be a Muslim in India... All over India Hindu RSS gangs are attacking Muslim property, lives and honour..... In the last seven days alone hundreds of Muslims have been butchered or wounded... Thousands of shops and vehicles have been destroyed....!

AnneLouiseAvery: One insect asleep on a leaf can save your life Matsuo Bashō (trans. David Young) Tree Cricket (Matsumushi) & Firefly (Hotaru) From the album Ehon mushi erami (Picture Book: Selected Insects) 画本虫撰 「松虫 土師搔安 蛍 酒楽斎滝麿」 1788 Kitagawa Utamaro (early 1750s–1806)

reactionlife: Poem of the Week – The Moon Glows the Same by Matsuo Bashō.

RaviButalia: “An old silent pond... A frog jumps into the pond, splash! Silence again.” Matsuo Bashō

ChikuChill: Learn how to listen as things speak for themselves. - Matsuo Basho

PaulScribbles: This morning I felt compelled to pen a Haibun, one of my favourite forms. The haibun is the combination of two poems: a prose poem and haiku. The form was popularized by the 17th century Japanese poet Matsuo Basho.

EstherHawdon: "In the autumn night, Breaking into A pleasant chat." Basho Matsuo (images: left: Harunobu Suzuki / right above: Toshi Yoshida/ below: Koitsu Tsuchiya)

ChikuChill: Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. - Matsuo Basho

jamesleejobe: There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon. -Matsuo Bashō

Optimalternativ: terracemuse: Along this road Going with no one Autumn evening . -Matsuo Basho 1644-1694-

EstherHawdon: "The first cold shower Even the monkey seems to want A little coat of straw" Basho Matsuo (images: left: Koson Ohara / Shotei Takahashi)

EstherHawdon: "Along this road Goes no one, This autumn eve" Basho Matsuo "How lonely the road so straight ahead" Santoka Taneda (images: Kaii Higashiyama)

mikerburch: The butterfly perfuming its wings fans the orchid —Matsuo Basho, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

mikerburch: Pausing between clouds the moon rests in the eyes of its beholders —Matsuo Basho, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

haikutec: MahMight haiku journal: Pravat Kumar Padhy is walking with dinosaurs as Neena Singh gently mourns, while Subir Ningthouja is held captive by Matsuo Bashõ

TekisuiR: taken ill on a journey-- in withered fields dreams wander --Matsuo Basho

wilson_hurley: Along this road Going with no one Autumn evening. -Matsuo Basho 1644-1694- Bring along the companion of compassionate insight,

donaldcherry: Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. - Matsuo Bashō, 17th century Japanese poet Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. - Matsuo’s cousin, in a mocking singsongy way

mikerburch: Lightning shatters the darkness— the night heron's shriek —Matsuo Basho, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

mkimdorman: 4 p.m. / Overcast, still. No rain yet. . "When I set off from Musashino ... I did so with bones on the wayside haunting my thoughts, so now I wrote: Journey's far end and I haven't died - late autumn evening" -Matsuo Bashō (tr. Meredith McKinney)

valegiannotta: Honestly,EU understanding of Mediterranean is partial and bias: it completely neglects the right of Turkey, which is the Country with longest coastal line, & of Turkish Cypriots. This approach has further become a discriminant ofTurkey-EU accession process.Such a vision!

jlramirezma: To whom it may concern this is a beautiful adventure novel related with the great and famous poet Matsuo Basho

_itsawais: Waterjar cracks: I lie awake This icy night. -Matsuo Basho

aashish__adh: Sitting silently, doing nothing. Spring comes and, grass grows by itself. -Matsuo Basho

opus125: Seek not to follow in the footsteps of the wise ones of old; seek what they sought. — MATSUO BASHO

LibyanIntegrity: In a televised statement FM Elmangoush stated that removal of all foreign forces from Libya would lead to stability. That’s not true. Turkey’s forces brought stability to Libya & helped defeat Haftar’s terrorists and Russian & UAE forces. If Turkey leaves, UAE WILL ATTACK AGAIN.

ifyoucanwillyou: “do not seek to follow in the footsteps of others, instead, seek what they sought.” - matsuo basho

trpresidency: “We want to advance our relations with Africa on the basis of win-win and equal partnership”

AsaadHannaa: To the western journalists: Eating Hummus and Falafel when you visit Arabic country on vacation for thee days doesn't make you Middle East Expert. Khalaas

GeorgeSeif94: "Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought." ― Matsuo Basho Do not blindly follow or copy a wise person just because they're wise. They became wise because of what they learned. You should seek to learn as they learned, with passion and curiosity

SCoushen: * * * In this autumn, Why I get older? The clouds and birds. Matsuo Basho

SoSilentMusic: "The ancient pond A frog leaps in The sound of the water." —Matsuo Bashō Join us in our music as we play and meditate around this ancient pond:

op109: Matsuo Basho "I think a person needs to learn from childhood to find himself alone. It means to not be bored when you’re by yourself, because a person who finds himself bored when alone – as it seems to me – is in danger." - Andrei Tarkovsky

CoyoteV: Autumn approaches and The heart Begins to dream. ~ Matsuo Basho 1644-1694

sra_keiko: hiii lovely people! today we have a new piece, a haikai poem by Matsuo Bashô

Optimalternativ: terracemuse: Autumn approaches and The heart Begins to dream. -Matsuo Basho 1644-1694-

JosineJoburg: ‘There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon.’ - Matsuo Bashō Photo by Andrew Cleland Photography

LibyanIntegrity: The question remains unanswered: why did France, which was so involved militarily in Libya right up to 2019, refuse to fight or even assist in the war against ISIS in Sirte?

queeralamode: These are all actual opinion pieces that The New York Times published:

haikueveryday: bush warbler— shitting on the rice cake on the veranda — Matsuo Basho

EstherHawdon: "autumn deepens and I wonder, what is my neighbour doing?" ― Basho Matsuo (tr. Gabi Greve) (images: left: Koitsu Tsuchiya / Daizaburo Nakamura)

EstherHawdon: "This autumn - why am I growing old? bird disappearing among clouds." Basho Matsuo (images: left: Hasui Kawase / Koson Ohara)

TomasThoren: Your tax liras at work!

AlyonaSchatzman: Real poetry, is to lead a beautiful life. To live poetry is better than to write it. - Matsuo Bashō

mlmramos1: On this road Where nobody else travels Autumn nightfall Matsuo Basho Ph. Lui G. Marin

Osam_U: The summer grasses, Of brave soldier's dreams,The aftermath. "Oku no Hosomichi(The Narrow Road to the Deep North)" Oct.12, (1694),Today is the anniversary of the death of Japanese poet "Bashoki". Oku no Hosomichi is a travelogue written by Basho MATSUO in 17th century.

clashreport: France, which almost occupied Africa under the pretext of fighting against terrorism, turned Africa into its colony. Announcing that it will withdraw its forces from Mali, the only thing left behind by France is terror. Today, terrorist groups dominate two-thirds of Mali.

EstherHawdon: "fading temple bell the fragrance of flowers strikes at evening" ― Basho Matsuo (tr. Jane Reichhold) (image: Toshi Yoshida)

JeffreyRothsch3: [The cry of the cicada] by Matsuo Basho - Poems |

DavidDavud4: Emperor of Germany Konrad, King of France Louis and Knights of temple. They launched second Crusade. But They suffered one of the greatest defeats in their history. Armies of Turk Seljuk Sultan Masud destroyed all Crusaders all of them. All Muslims were grateful for this victory

justplainbill1: Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. Matsuo Basho

ThisTrainIsLost: Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. - Matsuo Basho

theabhayk: A sack full of moon and flowers— That’s what I want Matsuo Basho

AAPublishingLLC: “Deep autumn, My neighbor, how Does he live, I wonder? - Matsuo Bashō – Edo period Japanese poet – The Editors

781Moksha2011: terracemuse: Autumn approaches and The heart Begins to dream. -Matsuo Basho 1644-1694-

Optimalternativ: terracemuse: On this road Where nobody else travels Autumn nightfall. -Matsuo Basho 1644-1694-

Optimalternativ: terracemuse: Journey’s end Still alive, this Autumn evening. -Matsuo Basho 1644-1694-

op109: geopsych: Coneflowers and fennel. “The temple bell stops– but the sound keeps coming out of the flowers.” — Matsuo Basho (translated by Robert Bly)

sandeepan25: When I look carefully I see the nazuna blooming By the hedge! : Matsuo Bashō. To being.

_ui1422: Come see Real flowers Of this painful world Matsuo Bashō

nature_meditati: “Come, see the true flowers of this pained world.” ~ Matsuo Bashō

RayRespall: -Baby sparrows cheep together with nest of mice .Matsuo Basho.

SideM_Eng: Sora Kitamura (19) -College student and ex-curio shop clerk -Inspired by Matsuo Basho -Observant, writes haikus about his surroundings -Artistic and calm -Has a sharp tongue -Believes one should live an honest life, though sometimes his honesty can come off as passive aggressive

fraveris: "Ah me! I am one who spends his little breakfast Morning-glory gazing" Haiku by Japanese poet Matsuo Basho (1644-1694). 'Morning Glory and Tea House', 2008 - Morimura Rei/Ray (born in Tokyo in 1948)

wilson_hurley: Allow me To wipe your tears With these fallen leaves. -Matsuo Basho 1644-1694- There is a beauty in the insight that life’s hardships can bring,

rahardjaj: “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought.” — Matsuo Basho

riversidewings: We begin this week with a poet-- one you've probably heard of, if you know even a little about Japanese poetry, and if you haven't heard of him, I can almost guarantee you know the poetic form that he popularized. His name was Matsuo Basho.

leelamad: Make the universe your companion, always bearing in mind the true nature of things-mountains and rivers, trees and grasses, and humanity-and enjoy the falling blossoms and the scattering leaves. - Matsuo Basho

Tokyonobo: Matsuo Bashō, a haiku poet of the Edo period, lived in a hut overlooking this hill for four years. In the Meiji period statesman Aritomo Yamagata built his mansion here and named it "Chinzanso" or "House of Camellia" after the numerous camellia flowers that blossomed here.

SunilMalhotra: “ Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought. ” ― Matsuo Basho

Wolves_Cardano: Haiku Series now available also on OpenSea! 10 Artworks inspired by Basho Matsuo's famous haiku poetry. One artwork published per week. Each artwork is limited to only 20 available copies.

japanese_poetry: "The winter storm Hid in the bamboo grove And quieted away." Matsuo Bashō

YamashitaPhoto: The beauty of these trails helped inspire Japan’s most famous literary figure, the haiku poet Matsuo Basho who was struck by the scenery and mentioned it in his beloved masterpiece, Oku No Hosomichi (The Narrow Road to the Deep North), a diary of his five month journey (2/3)

JosineJoburg: Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself. - Matsuo Bashō

at_oasis: Let the universe be your companion, bearing in mind the true nature of things - mountains and rivers, trees and grass, and humanity – and enjoy the falling blossoms and scattered leaves. PS. - possibly Matsuo Basho

CenturyCruises: “Everyday is a journey, and the journey itself is home” – Matsuo Basho

SCoushen: * * * It’s great Having an autumn lie-in As the host Matsuo Basho

KhaledBeydoun: 3 overlooked humanitarian crises: - 15 million Muslims in Assam, India, facing militarized Hindutva violence and dispossession of citizenship - 2 million Uyghur Muslims in prison camps and 15 million more living under total surveillance - 16 million Yemenis facing starvation

jamesleejobe: There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon. — Matsuo Basho

bathlizard: Along this road goes no one, this autumn eve. Matsuo Bashō

Xayyat: The morning glory also turns out not to be my friend. - Matsuo basho

Tokyo_Weekender: Much more than haiku – you may already be familiar with the work and words of Matsuo Basho, but here are some interesting lesser-known facts about one of Japan’s most revered poets:

useffq: In the stillness,a cicadas cry sinks deep into the rocks. ~Matsuo Basho

CorvusSepia: one of my favorite tidbits I learned while studying Matsuo Basho is that one of his most famous poems was about a bird shitting in mochi flour and apparently Basho was incredibly proud of the poem too

_ui1422: Past full moon The beginning of More darkness Matsuo Bashō

IAmOnkarMule: “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise, seek what they sought.” - Matsuo Basho

owen_author: 'I do not seek to walk in the paths of the wise men of old, I seek what they sought!' Matsuo Basho

Quasi_Scientist: Most of these translations have been rough but this one had some merit in English too: "In the utter silence Of a temple, A cicada's voice alone Penetrates the rocks." -Matsuo Basho Tr. by Nobuyuki Yuasa

YusufErim34: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at UNGA: - global system fails at finding solutions to the pandemic - vaccination nationalism is embarrassing for humanity - a single country cannot free itself from pandemic unless all countries are free of this virus

deadkingv7: "Along this road Going with no one Autumn evening" Matsuo Basho

thebrianfink: "Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of others, instead, seek what they sought." —Matsuo Basho

jsarfatichiprut: Misty rain hibiscus sky summer weather. Matsuo Basho 1644-1694

johnhartranft: “Harvest moon: around the pond I wander and the night is gone” - Matsuo Basho Shine On Harvest Moon Leon Redbone

Hannzbur: “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.” ~Matsuo Basho

Dgkolkata74: Come, butterfly It's late- We've miles to go together. - Matsuo Basho

EstherHawdon: "even woodpeckers don't damage this hut: summer grove" ― Basho Matsuo (tr. Barnhill) (images: left: Koson Ohara / Hasui Kawase)

_ui1422: This autumn .. Why am I growing old ? Bird disappearing among clouds Matsuo Bashō

TegarLaga_Joeb: The Arts: I've read some of Matsuo Basho's haikus, and seen clips of Kabuki Theaters on YouTube. I also like to watch traditional dances from all over the world including Japan. They're a sight to see.

AAPublishingLLC: “Deep autumn, My neighbor, how Does he live, I wonder? - Matsuo Bashō – Edo period Japanese poet – The Editors

LisaErvin128: Autumn approaches and the heart begins to dream -Matsuo Bashō, trans. Sam Hamill



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