4 thoughts on “MYS II: 144”

    1. Not exactly. The poem is referring back to Prince Arima (some thirty years before this poem was written), who tied the branches of two pine trees together and composed a poem expressing his hopes to see home again, in more or less the same spot. Arima’s hopes were in vain, of course, as he was on his way to be executed for rebelling against the throne.

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