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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times: Selected Haiku of Basho

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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times: Selected Haiku of Basho - Basho, Matsuo, and Young, David (Translated by)
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Vivid new translations of Basho's popular haiku, in a selected format ideal for newcomers as well as fans long familiar with the Japanese master. Basho, the famously bohemian traveler through seventeenth-century Japan, is a poet attuned to the natural world as well as humble human doings; Piles of quilts/ snow on distant mountains/ I watch both, he writes. His work captures both the profound loneliness of one observing mind and the broad-ranging joy he finds in our connections to the larger community. David Young, ...

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Moon Woke Me Up Nine Times: Selected Haiku of Basho 2013, Knopf Publishing Group, New York

ISBN-13: 9780307962003

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