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A Bath When You'Re Born
(1763 - 1827 / Kashiwabara / Japan)

A Bath When You'Re Born

His death poem:

A bath when you're born,
a bath when you die,
how stupid.


Translated by Robert Hass

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Could these both baths be more than hygienic, perhaps to do wit portals, gateways between worlds?
inizio e fine vita con un bagno.. ;)