Matsuo Basho
[scent of plum blossoms] (c. 1674)

1

scent of plum blossoms

2

on the misty mountain path

3

a big rising sun

 

Alexander Pope
Epigram Engraved on the Collar of a Dog Which I Gave to His Royal Highness (c. 1741)

1

I am his Highness' dog at Kew;

2

Pray tell me, sir, whose dog are you?

 

Ezra Pound
In a Station of the Metro (c. 1911)

1

The apparition

of these faces

in the crowd

:

2

Petals

on a wet, black

bough

.

 

Robert Herrick
Dreams (c. 1621)

1

Here we are all, by day; by night we're hurled

2

By dreams, each one, into a several world.