Posts Tagged ‘Classical Japanese Haiku’

“‘Nobody is winning’ Afghan war, admits McChrystal” (Matsuo Basho)

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

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………………..summer grasses
………………..all that remains
………………..of soldier’s dreams

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Headlines:

“‘Nobody is winning’ Afghan war, admits McChrystal” (NZ Herald)

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Classical Japanese haiku by Basho, translated by Dick Whyte. Read more classical Japanese translations.

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