• anonymous
Assignment Read the following poems by Japanese poet Basho. Then, answer the questions below. Note: In their Japanese form, these poems fall into the traditional haiku structure of five syllables in the first line, seven syllables in the second line, and five syllables in the third. But when the poems are translated into English, their form sometimes changes. Within plum orchard, Sturdy oak takes no notice Of flowering blooms. The moon glows the same: It is the drifting cloud forms Make it seem to change. Yellow rose petals Drop one-by-one in silence: Roar of waterfall. An old pond
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