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February 4, 2009

Poem by Akahito

Filed under: Art, literature, poetry — Tags: , , — mercurialme @ 2:04 pm
by Nga Bui Katz

by Nga Bui Katz

When I went out
In the Spring meadows
To gather violets,
I enjoyed myself
So much that I stayed all night.

Haru no nu ni
Sumire tsumi ni to
Koshi ware zo
Nu wo natsukashimi
Hito yo nenikeru


Translated by Kenneth Rexroth
(One Hundred Poems from the Japanese)


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