Friday, December 23, 2011

Basho on the end of the year

The moon and the snow,
I live and look at beauty,
The year is ending.

Matsuo Bashō (1644-1694)

Posted for the end of the year. Actually a translation from German, which itself, of course, was a translation.

2 comments:

Promising Poets Parking Lot said...

Greetings: Excellent Blog.

Happy Happy New Year.

Best Wishes for the year of 2012…

Your contribution is always welcome!

Lots of blessings and cheers sending your way.

See you soon.

xoxox

Promising Poets Parking Lot said...

love the quote, smiles.