SKKS IX: 871

When the Monk Jōjin went to China, his mother composed.


morokoshi mo
ame no shita ni zo
ari to kiku
teru hi no moto o
Even Cathay
Lies beneath the heavens
Or so I’m told;
The land where the blazing sun arises,
Forget not.

The Mother of the Monk Jōjin

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