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A Cool Fall Night
(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

A Cool Fall Night

Poem By Matsuo Basho

At a hermitage:

A cool fall night--
getting dinner, we peeled
eggplants, cucumbers.


Translated by Robert Hass

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(A Cool Fall Night - Poem by Matsuo Basho.) **Humble meal on a cold night- centuries ago, but never to be forgotten.


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