Bashō walked fifty miles–
Came back with one haiku.
How do you think
That story makes me feel?
17th century Japanese poet Matsuo Bashō made haiku what it is today, or at least he made it what it became in the 17th century, which seems to be pretty much the same thing…
Image: “Mountain Path Trail Landscape” by Pixabay use skeeze (https://pixabay.com/photos/mountain-path-trail-landscape-1119909/).