“In Kyoto ...”

By Bashō Bashō

Translated By Jane Hirshfield

In Kyoto,
hearing the cuckoo,
I long for Kyoto.

Bashō, “In Kyoto,” translated by Jane Hirshfield. Reprinted with the permission of the translator.

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Poet Bashō

Subjects Relationships, Home Life, Living, Sorrow & Grieving

Occasions Farewells & Good Luck

Poetic Terms Haiku

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SUBJECT Relationships, Home Life, Living, Sorrow & Grieving

Poetic Terms Haiku

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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