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Best Famous Kobayashi Issa Poems

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In this world

 In this world
we walk on the roof of hell,
gazing at flowers.


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A bath when youre born

 His death poem:

 A bath when you're born,
 a bath when you die,
 how stupid.


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With my father

 With my father
I would watch dawn
over green fields.


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That pretty girl

 That pretty girl--
munching and rustling
the wrapped-up rice cake.


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Pissing in the snow

 Pissing in the snow
outside my door--
it makes a very straight hole.


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Even on the smallest islands

 Even on the smallest islands,
they are tilling the fields,
skylarks singing.


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Dont worry spiders

 Don't worry, spiders,
I keep house
casually.


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Im going out

 I'm going out,
flies, so relax,
make love.


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Dont know about the people

 Approaching my village:

 Don't know about the people,
 but all the scarecrows
 are crooked.


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Blossoms at night

 Blossoms at night,
and the faces of people
moved by music.


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How much

 How much
are you enjying yourself,
tiger moth?


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Seen

 Seen
through a telescope:
ten cents worth of fog.


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No doubt about it

 No doubt about it,
the mountain cuckoo
is a crybaby.


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Summer night

 Summer night--
even the stars
are whispering to each other.


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In spring rain

 In spring rain
a pretty girl
 yawning.