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

EstherHawdon: "A tolling bell resounding is the cicadas' song." ― Basho Matsuo (tr. Thomas McAuley) (images: Hasui Kawase / Koson Ohara)

EstherHawdon: It is said that Basho Matsuo was inspired by Taoism

EstherHawdon: "The moon and sun are travelers through eternity. Even the years wander on. Whether drifting through life on a boat or climbing toward old age leading a horse, each day is a journey, and journey itself is home." Basho Matsuo (Hasui/ Hiroshige/ Koson)

cjwerleman: The UAE, a sand spit masquerading as a country, is a global menace!

CNigaud: The old pond A frog leaps in. Sound of the water.  Haiku poem - Matsuo Basho

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

SoSilentMusic: Into the ancient pond A frog jumps Water’s sound! — Matsuo Basho

isidro_li: a flash of lightning— passing through the darkness a night heron’s scream — Matsuo Bashō

IstanbulEuropa: What I wanted to say is: those media/NGOs are given money by USA, European and Arab countries NOT because they love "human rights" or "democracy", but because they can help them remove/defeat Erdoğan. It's not a matter of independent journalism, it's a political game/plot...

Dr_Ulrichsen: “The Saudis and the Emiratis have the most effective lobbying operation in Washington,” Ben Rhodes told me. “I would say they are more responsible for the image of Obama as being soft in the Middle East than anyone else. They trashed us all around town.”

kodreaaesthetic: Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home. Matsuo Basho CHILLOUT ON KOBIEBREAK

_ui1422: This dark autumn Old age settles down on me Like heavy clouds on birds Matsuo Bashō

haikueveryday: departing autumn to open one’s hands as a chestnut burr — Matsuo Basho

AncientBlueMoon: Brilliant moon, It is true that you too Must pass in a hurry -Matsuo Bashō

grumblebee11: In the twilight rain these brilliant-hued hibiscus - A lovely sunset. - Matsuo Basho

_ui1422: Black cloud bank boken Scatters in the night Moon-lighted mountains Matsuo Bashō

dinesh191082: Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought. Matsuo Basho

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)

YusufErim34: Many Greeks conveniently forget that 5 days ago was the 47th anniversary of Greece's failed coup and annexation attempt of the island of Cyprus. If Turkey didn't launch the Peace Operation, there would be no Cyprus or Turkish Cypriots left. It would just be part of Greece.

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

LMDA38616060: Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of others, instead, seek what they sought. - Matsuo Basho KYCINE ON DI MAN NGAYON MV

NoTimeForTv: All along this road not a single soul—only autumn evening Matsuo Basho

ryanramone1234: "Hidden and unknown, like the new moon, I will live my life." -Basho Matsuo

IstanbulEuropa: Another opposition politician in Turkey, someone who defines himself as a "social-democrat", who says: "Dear Syrian friends, civil war in Syria is finished, so our hospitality if finished: go back to your country now"! Same as far-right populists in Europe...

van_strael: Wake up, wake up! O butterfly you sleep, I want to make you my friend. Matsuo Basho Taisui Inuzuka Via A Way to Blue

_ui1422: It's not like anything They compare it to- The summer moon Matsuo Bashō

_ui1422: Dew drips .. drips Wanting to rinse away The dust of this world Matsuo Bashō

LibyanIntegrity: 2 years since Haftar kidnapped psychologist and member of parliament Seham Sergewa for hinting that his war against Tripoli must stop. 2 years of protection of Haftar by the US, EU, UK and Germany from accountability for this heinous crime. Instead they force Haftar on Libyans.

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

freemonotheist: The “international community” you always hear about

KimPigSquash: Working back in time, my 2016 collection was Undetectable, which is my haibun travel journey through a lifetime of Hepatitis C & virus as metaphor. I drew my inspiration from Matsuo Basho's 17c classic, Narrow Road To The Interior.

_ui1422: Harvest moon Around the pond I wander And the night is gone Matsuo Bashō

jd7h: Playing around with image generation using BigSleep, for the haiku poem about a jumping frog by Matsuo Basho. The old pond A frog jumped in, Kerplunk!

EricNewton2020: Thomas Kaplan,mining billionaire and buddy of UAE's MbZ is behind the neo-con regime change project dubbed "Turkish Democracy Project"

onur89784260: The old pond Frog jumps in Plop! 'Matsuo Basho'

Boston2Berlin: I like to wash, the dust of this world In the droplets of dew. by Matsuo Basho

Socratea8: On page 97 of 167 of The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel, by Matsuo Bashō

BBCWorld: The EU countries 'pushing back' asylum seekers at sea

reading_guru: Think for yourself Take ownership of yourself. Matsuo Basho's wise words should be heeded by those seeking freedom: "Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought."

art4eva_: An old silent pond... A frog jumps into the pond, splash! Silence again. Matsuo Bashō

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

anthrocharya: “An ancient pond! With a sound from the water Of the frog as it plunges in.” (Matsuo Basho, trans. William George Aston)

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

TakeshiMorisato: another technique is to register auto-correct for some words & names. Kitaro w/a red wavy underline > auto correct it as Kitarō: then, next time when you type his name, it will automatically put macron on "o" :) A tricky one is his concept of "basho" since there is Matsuo Bashō!

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

mattjamesmedium: Quote for the Day –  "Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought." - Basho Matsuo

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

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

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

isidro_li: Tremble, oh my grave— in time my cries will be only this autumn wind — Matsuo Bashō (translated by Sam Hamill)

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

fraveris: in the morning sun a dewdrop precious diamond Matsuo Basho Yelba Ubau

CynthiaDawnRoy: I don't know who needs to hear this, but the point of a haiku is to paint an image in very few words. They are typically nature poems. The focus is on vivid, concise imagery. “The Old Pond” by Matsuo Bashō An old silent pond A frog jumps into the pond— Splash! Silence again.

fraveris: “Between our two lives there is also the life of the cherry blossom.” ~Matsuo Bashō ~Vincent Van Gogh

EstherHawdon: "at Tanabata the hearts can't meet Rain in Heaven" ― Basho Matsuo (tr. Gabi Greve) According to legend, Milky Way separates the lovers, who are allowed to meet only once a year on the July 7 If it rains. the two lovers have to wait until another year to meet

postdigitalist: "Seek not to follow in the footsteps of the wise ones of old; seek what they sought" — Matsuo Basho

ChrChristensen: 1) Public debate in Sweden now over need for immigrants to engage with Swedish "customs" & "traditions" in order to be better “integrated” into Swedish society. But what about when Europeans are the immigrants? A few observations here from someone with Nordic "immigrant" parents.

FexilRee: Matsuo Basho is gonna cum in his pants when he sees my post haiku hiatus work

FrDamienKarras: "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

ChikuChill: Before enlightenment, chopping wood and carrying water. After enlightenment, chopping wood and carrying water. - Matsuo Basho

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

auxiliarywits: The cry of the cicada Gives us no sign That presently it will die. —Matsuo Basho

LibyanIntegrity: Two years ago yesterday the UAE and Haftar, with French support, murdered 53 migrants by literally bombing them to pieces. This is what I reported a few hours after the massacre on BBC News.

legendofsplenda: Can y’all recommend me some songs that make you feel stillness/peace/like Matsuo Basho’s ghost just kissed your cheek

ryushha: “A field of cotton– / as if the moon / had flowered” — Matsuo Basho, from Basho: The Complete Haiku, trans. Jane Reichhold

MarcieDWessels: departing autumn to open one’s hands as a chestnut burr — Matsuo Basho

CharlesPRies: Summer lightening! Yesterday in the East, today in the West. Takarai Kikaku (1661–1707) was a Japanese haikai poet and among the most accomplished disciples of Matsuo Bashō

praashok: The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers. Matsuo Basho

akarra: Very grateful to have this poem appear in my timeline and have the opportunity to write on it. I wondered about a situation in which we feel surrounded by echoes. It's not always a positive thing, but here, Basho makes it sound wondrous:

BillMorgan205: Great words from Matsuo Basho...I couldn't agree more! via:

haikueveryday: a bee staggers out of the peony — Matsuo Basho

Johnsontao182: "SEEK NOT THE PATHS OF THE ANCIENTS; SEEK THAT WHICH THE ANCIENTS SOUGHT." Matsuo Basho

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

feltbot: Ah! Summer grasses! All that remains Of the warriors’ dreams — Matsuo Bashō

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

ProphetsPoets: Brilliant moon is it true that you too must pass in a hurry Matsuo Basho

RomanYbarra: Any world literature gurus wanna discuss some haiku masters with me? I gotta draft i need to turn in and i’m completely stuck on how to start it. Matsuo Basho and Kobyashi Issa. Edo time Period. Yes i’m lost

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

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

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POETSorg: The cry of the cicada Gives us no sign That presently it will die. —Matsuo Basho

TheNowDeleted: Nature Quote of the Day: "The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers." - Matsuo Basho

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qorbono: "The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers." — Matsuo Basho

ResdungSeremban: "The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers." - Matsuo Basho

FriendsOfSGGS: "The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers." - Matsuo Basho

SOCWFeminist: "The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers." - Matsuo Basho

EstherHawdon: "since the sickle moon we waited so impatiently for the moon tonight" Basho Matsuo (image: Hasui Kawase)

princessekateri: Such stillness- The cries of the cicadas Sink into the rocks. - Matsuo Bashō (Translation by Donald Keene) Kitagawa Utamaro

Iemonrick: Anyway, which book should I read next? 1. The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Matsuo Basho 2. The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu 3. The Makioka Sisters by Junichiro Tanizaki

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