Autumn Moonlight

Autumn moonlight--
a worm digs silently
into the chestnut.


Translated by Robert Hass

by Matsuo Basho

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(Autumn Moonlight by Matsuo Basho.) **A beautiful picture.
nine words and we've got a video.. haiku jewel!
no wonder he is recognized as a master of haiku. IOt takes him only nine words and three lines of simple words to recreate a scene in nature
Nice micro poem on hibernation to overcome winter time!
An ethereal scene created through these lovely nine words that unveil the beauty of nature. Just wonderful.
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