The Sound of Water
Haiku by Basho, Buson, Issa, and Other Poets
By Sam Hamill (Translator)
(Shambhala, Paperback, 9781570620195, 152pp.)
Publication Date: November 14, 2006
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<p > Here are more than two hundred of the best haiku of Japanese literature translated by one of America’s premier poet-translators. The haiku is one of the most popular and widely recognized poetic forms in the world. In just three lines a great haiku presents a crystalline moment of image, emotion, and awareness. This illustrated collection includes haiku by the great masters from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century.