Monthly Archives: September 2016

ISSA’S PINE TREE

As regular readers here know, I am not a big fan of the verses of Issa, but there are a few worthwhile examples among them.  Here is one: (Autumn) The pine I planted Has also become old. The autumn evening. … Continue reading

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MISATTRIBUTED TO BASHŌ: BAI JUYI’S “EVENING RAIN”

Some two months ago, I moved to a less busy neighborhood and a place with a tiny bit of gardening space.  One of the first things I did was to plant a couple of small hardy bananas, the kind known … Continue reading

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