Identify this poetic form that developed from the opening stanza of the renga. Often containing a “cutting word”, it consists of three phrases of 5-7-5 on, or syllables.
 This Edo poet and author of The Seashell Game took his name from a banana tree. He was known for his haiku, many of which appear in The Narrow Road to the Deep North
ANSWER: Matsuo Bashō [or Matsuo Kinsaku]
 This poetic form consists of a pattern of 5-7-5-7-7 on. Once considered stiff and outdated, it has regained popularity since Masaoka Shiki’s modernization efforts.