In the cherry blossom's shade there's no such thing as a stranger.

— Kobayashi Issa

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Giddy grasshopper Take care...do not leap and crush These pearls of dewdrop

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What a strange thing! to be alive beneath cherry blossoms.

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Carrying a poppy he passes through the quarrel.

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In spring rain a pretty girl yawning.

30

O snail Climb Mount Fuji But slowly, slowly!

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

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Here I'm here- the snow falling.

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Red morning sky - snail, are you glad of it?

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In the city fields Contemplating cherry-trees... Strangers are like friends

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The world of dew is the world of dew. And yet, and yet--

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

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All the time I pray to Buddha I keep on killing mosquitoes.

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About Kobayashi Issa

Quotes 30 sayings
Profession Poet
Birthday October 16

before the gate -- my walking stick's made a river of melting snow

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Don't kill!... The fly is asking you To save his life By rubbing his hands together

10

Moon, plum blossoms, this, that, and the day goes

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There is no stranger under the cherry tree.

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Where there are humans, You'll find flies, And Buddhas.

8

Take a nap Making the mountain water Pound the rice.

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

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Reflected in the dragonfly's eye -- mountains.

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Listen, all creeping things, the bell of transience.

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Dry creek glimpsed by lightning

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Even with insects - some can sing, some can't.

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Face of the spring moon- about twelve years old, I'd say.

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Arise from sleep, old cat, And with great yawns and stretchings... Amble out for love

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On the Death of his Child Dew Evaporates And all our world is dew...so dear, So fresh, so fleeting

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Not gifted with genius but honestly holding his experiences deep in his heart, he kept his simplicity and humanity.

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Even in warmest glow how cold my shadow

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Don't weep, insects -- Lovers, stars themselves, Must part.

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