Year’s End by Matsuo Basho

Year’s end,
all corners
of this floating world, swept.

From: Stryk, Lucien; Ikemoto, Takashi, Zen Poetry: Let the Spring Breeze Enter, 1977, Grove Press: New York, p. 46.

Date: 1977 (translated)

By: Matsuo Basho (1644-1694)

Translated by Lucien Stryk (1924-2013) and Takashi Ikemoto (?- )

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