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Haiku old pond frog leaps in the sound of water Matsuo Bashō (Kanji) 古池や蛙飛こむ水のおと (Hiragana) ふるいけやかわずとびこむみずのおと (Romaji) Furuike ya kawazu tobikomu mizu no oto

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1 Sara Di Diego = "This poem occurred after Basho was asked an unanswerable riddle by his mentor, Boncho.  Instead of coming up with a possible answer, he simply replied with this haiku.Work Cited:http://www.ahapoetry.com/AHI%20frog%20art.html"