This is an extract from The Monkeys' Straw Raincoat and Other Poetry of the Bashô School, translated by Earl Miner and Hiroko Odagiri. In this section, three poets (Bashô, Chinseki and Kyokusui) took turns writing the linked poem.
Fourteen days to make music in response to this poem by collaborating with another musician or remixing a track: more info at https://www.naviarrecords.com/about/renku
DEADLINE: 14th December
Poem by Chinseki + Kyokusui
Picture by Chris Child