Basho

How much can be said in seventeen syllables ? Quite a lot if the scene before the poet’s eyes can be linked through reference to the vast accumulation of Chinese & Japanese Classics.

As well as the usual links to the poetry & a bio, here’s one to some shakuhachi & koto to set the mood .

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Basho.aspx

http://www.poemhunter.com/matsuo-basho/poems/

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