Poem of the Week

閑けさや 

岩にしみいる 

蝉の声

Shizukesa ya

Iwa ni shimiiru

Semi no koe

~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~  ~

Ah, tranquility!

Penetrating the very rock,

A cicada’s voice.

By Matsyi Bashō

Translation by Helen Craig McCullough

 

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