Ripples on the water … Yosa Buson

Self Portrait by Yosa Buson


 
Self Portrait by Yosa Buson

For me – a perfect poem by Yosa Buson, and one of the strongest influences in my life:

 
 
Washing the hoe –
ripples on the water;
far off, wild ducks.

      (Trans. Robert Hass)

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~ by samofthetenthousandthings on October 21, 2011.

2 Responses to “Ripples on the water … Yosa Buson”

  1. The lovely open simplicity of haiku.

  2. I can’t imagine the world without Buson. Thanks for reading, Berit.

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