The Weekly Ode: Leeks

Few things make me happier than food and poetry, so every Monday, I will strive to post something that brings those things together!

Buying Leeks

Buying leeks

and walking home

under the bare trees.

–Yosa Buson (1716-1784 Osaka/Japan)

–translated by Robert Hass

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