Tag Archives: Kobayashi Issa

A World of Dew

Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828) was born as Kobayashi Nobuyuki on June 15, 1763; Japanese poet who used ‘Issa’ as his pen name (meaning cup of tea); one of the ‘Great Four’ haiku masters, with Bashō, Buson, and Shiki. He wrote over … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 15, 2019

June 15th is Lobster Day Global Wind Day * Magna Carta Day * Nature Photography Day * World Elder Abuse Awareness Day * ______________________________________ MORE! Issa, Bessie Coleman and Ibn-e-Insha, click

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ON THIS DAY: April 17, 2019

April 17th is Chaucer Day * Cheeseball Day * Ellis Island Family History Day * World Hemophilia Day * International Haiku Poetry Day * International Bat Appreciation Day * ___________________________________ MORE! Geoffrey Chaucer, Regina Ghazaryan and Issa, click

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Dragonfly Dance

Matsuo Bashō  (松尾 芭蕉, 1644 – 1694): Crimson pepper pod add two pairs of wings, and look darting dragonfly. Kobayashi Issa  (小林 一茶?, 1763 – 1828) The dragonfly! Distant mountains reflected in his eyes. by unknown poets: Meeting in flight, how … Continue reading

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