SKKS XVI: 1534

Topic unknown.


tsuki no iro ni
kokoro o kiyoku
somemashi ya
miyako o idenu
wa ga mi nariseba
Could the moon, with a shade
So pure, upon my heart
Leave its stain?
Within the capital
Had I remained…

The Monk Saigyō

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *