Matsuo Basho

In this world of ours,

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Yo no naka wa kutte hako shite nete okite
Sate sono ato wa shinuru bakari zo


In this world of ours,
We eat only to cast out,
Sleep only to wake,
And what comes after all that
Is simply to die at last.

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