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An Old Pond
(1644 - 1694 / Iga Province / Japan)

An Old Pond

Poem By Matsuo Basho

old pond.....
a frog leaps in
water's sound

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Thank you, Siddhartha.
I love this poem.
*** 古池や蛙飛びこむ水の音 - - - - furu ike ya / kawazu tobikomu / mizu no oto an ancient pond / a frog jumps in / the splash of water [1686] ***
oh, I love love love the reversal! ! ! ! !
old pond leap-frog r-i-n-g-s-


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