Posts tagged ‘Matsuo Basho’
Even without the Japanese sound effects, a 17th-century haiku named for an amphibian, makes a big splash.
Old pond! / a frog jumps in / water’s sound
―Frog haiku by Matsuo Bashō; English translation by Robert Aitken
“If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.” ―Alfred Hitchcock Read more
We rock-and-roll home on a tongue-in-cheek prayer, in Janice Joplin’s Mercedes Benz, and swing home with a band of angels, in a gospel choir’s sweet chariot.