Poem: Beneath the Tree —Basho

April 6, 2021 | Filed Under Poem for Hela | No Comments

Beneath the Tree
Basho
Translated from the Japanese by Hart Larrabee

Beneath the tree
In the soups and the salads
Cherry blossoms everywhere!

Two rows of cherry trees in full bloom, with orderly rows of blossoms piled up on the green grass.

[Image descriptipn: Two rows of cherry trees in full bloom, with orderly rows of petals piled up on the green grass.]

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