SKKS XIX: 1904

On the spirit of reminiscence.


moro hito no
negai o mitsu no
hama kaze ni
kokoro suzushiki
shide no oto kana
A multitude of folk
Have made their pleas–at Mitsu
The breeze across the beach
Soothes my heart,
With the sound of offerings rattling.

Former Abbot Jien

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