SKKS XIV: 1332

From the Poetry Contest in 1500 Rounds.


tazune miru
tsuraki kokoro no
oku no umi
yoshioi no kata no
iukai mo nashi
Should I seek out love
Within her cold heart’s
Depths – as at the sea by Michinoku
In the tidal inlets
There are no shellfish – ’twould be pointless.


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