Clouds will separate us

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Clouds will separate us
by Matsuo Basho, translated by Dmitri N. Smirnov


* * *


Clouds will separate us —
the time to part has come now.
Wild goose flies away...


1671/2, transl. 2003/4


Notes:

[IB] 雲とへだつ友かや雁のいきわかれ [41]
[HS] 雲とへだつ友かや雁の生き別れ [41]
[HK/CK] くもとへだつともかやかりのいきわかれ
[RN] kumo to hedatsu / tomo ka ya kari no / iki wakare
(IB-41, HS-41, JR-53) 1671-72 [1]
  1. See: Complete Basho Haiku in Japanese



The note on the translation:

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