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Tensorspace1: In my dark winter
Lying ill ...
At last I ask
How fares my neighbour?
— Matsuo Basho (1644-94)
fraveris: "In the scent of plum blossoms,
The sudden sun comes up -
Ah the mountain path! "
Polaroid Andrei Tarkovski
SleimanAzizi: A tribute to Matsuo Basho in Koto City Ward.
TATJANASL: Takashi Shimura in 'Ikiru' (1952) , Akira Kurosawa
"Real poetry, is to lead a beautiful life. To live poetry is better than to write it. "
mikerburch: Winter coming:
how does he continue?
― Matsuo Basho, loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch
kkcaseman: "Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself." -Matsuo Basho
cfretreats: The journey itself is my home. - Matsuo Basho
SampayoZabala: “The moon and sun are eternal travellers. Even the years wander on. Whether drifting through life on a boat or in old age leading a tired horse into the years, each day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.”
WAZAshop_: Matsuo Bashō is recognised as Japan's greatest haiku master. The haiku in the picture is a tongue-in-the-cheek reflection on people (and poets) who wax lyrical about the moon, and the welcome respite offered by clouds…
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huegolden: I haven’t smiled so hard all week.
ceiklosv: Twilight whippoorwill
Of dark loneliness
mobozzen: “Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself.” Matsuo Bashō 松尾 芭蕉 (1644–1694) was the most famous poet of Edo period Japan. He was a teacher who later renounced social, urban life for the wilderness to gain inspiration for his poetry.
SEContractor: Great words from Matsuo Basho...I couldn't agree more! via:
GatelessStudio: Today's Google Earth trip had me strolling the shores of Lake Biwa near Kyoto. Lots of beautiful shorelines, but this temple extending over the lake was where I spent my afternoon sketching. It’s called Ukimido Hall and was a favorite spot of the haiku poet Matsuo Basho.
TheRiverTao: "How admirable,
He who thinks not: Life is fleeting
When he sees the lightning!"
— Basho Matsuo
EstherHawdon: "Very brief ―
Gleam of blossoms in the treetops
On a moonlit night" Basho Matsuo
(image: Koson Ohara)
EstherHawdon: "How many, many things
they bring to mind --
Cherry blossoms!" Basho Matsuo
(images: Koitsu Tsuchiya)
dogankarakaya: "The old pond,
A frog jumps in: Plop!"
chrisplough: “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of others,
instead, seek what they sought.”
canokar: Turkey’s older generation are literally not listening to COVID-19 warnings and are refusing to stay in their homes. Like teenagers.
So we’ve had to start dismantling their benches.
I may disagree with Turkish governance most of the time but: BRAVO!
chop466: Sitting quietly, doing nothing, Spring comes, and the grass grows, by itself.
- Matsuo Bashō
fraveris: "Under the almond blossom
Stir and boil
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The_Big_Quiet: Sitting quietly, doing nothing
Spring comes, and the grass
grows by itself.
-- Matsuo Bashō
factsarestated: The moon is brighter since the barn burned.
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SamEdwardd: "Do you want me to drop this cunt?"
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3 shots in the head. Tantamount to war crimes.
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