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A Cicada Shell - Poem by Matsuo Basho

A cicada shell;
it sang itself
utterly away.


Translated by R.H. Blyth
Matsuo Basho

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wo husn-e-sabz jo utra nahin hai Dali par
farefta hai kisi phul chunne wali par
main hal chalate

Aflaak se aata hai naalon ka jawaab aakhir,
karte hain khitaab aakhir uthte hain hijab aakhir.
Ahw

Being but men, we walked into the trees
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For fear of waking t

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A PLAN the Muses entertain'd

Methodically to impart

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THESE tufted branches fair

Observe, my loved one, well!
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Thou art not so black as my heart,
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