GSS XII: 836

Sent to a lady with whom he had simply been exchanging letters for some years.


midutori no
hakanaki ato ni
tosi wo Fete
kayoFu bakari no
e ni koso arikere
Waterbirds leave
But transient traces as
The years go by—
This simple back-and-forth is
All we truly have!


Waterbirds on a beach

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