Yet this authorial detachment pays off as Gilbert and Yosa
head further north, taking trains ("stationary travelling, action without action") towards the pine islands and an unfenced existence.
"Kyoyangp'uroguraeme kimyunok yosa
miwha changmyon noura chisi" [Cultural programs directed to include episodes of Madam Kim Yoon-ok's good deeds], Midioonul [Media Today], March 27, www.mediatoday.co.
calligraphers as well as Yosa
Buson and other Japanese Edo period
A frog jumps in the old pondwater's splash Ryu Yotsuya remarked: "More than anything, Basho's literature is characterized by the fact that, the more he describes people's deeds, the more he highlights the fragility of the human being, and this makes us aware of the splendor of the power of nature." (1) Matsuo Basho had many disciples, but the famous ones known under the global name of jittetsu are: Yosa
Buson (1716-1783), Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902) etc.
After this, there follows three sections, each dedicated to one of three Japanese poets writing between the late sixteenth and early nineteenth century, the acknowledged masters Natsuo Basho, Yosa
Buson and Koyabashi Issa.
Marketed under the brand name Yosa
, it's lactose-free and low-sugar credentials have helped make it into a very successful niche brand with sales of C5 million per year, despite almost no marketing or advertising, in a country of just 5 million people.
Let us examine one of the poems of Yosa
Buson (1716-84) in order to see in what way Basho's poems excel.