Kobayashi Issa

1763 - 1827

A Quote by Kobayashi Issa on snail, red, sky, and zen

Red morning sky -
 snail,
  are you glad of it?

Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)

Source: Zen Calendar

Contributed by: Kristin

A Quote by Kobayashi Issa on issa, quarrel, and peace

Carrying a poppy
he passes through
the quarrel.

Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)

Source: Issa, 1825

Contributed by: mimi

A Quote by Kobayashi Issa on haiku

in

The world of dew
is the world of dew,
And yet, and yet...

Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)

Contributed by: mimi

A Quote by Kobayashi Issa on mountains and water

I take a nap making the mountain water pound the rice.

Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Kobayashi Issa on listening

Listen, all creeping things, the bell of transience.

Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Kobayashi Issa

Where there are humans you'll find flies, and Buddhas.

Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Kobayashi Issa on day

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Moon, plum blossoms, this, that, and the day goes

Kobayashi Issa (1763 - 1827)

Contributed by: Zaady

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