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In a mountain village

Saigyo 1118 (Kyoto) – 1190



In a mountain village
at autumn’s end—
that’s where you learn
what sadness means
in the blast of the wintry wind.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Saigyō Hōshi was a famous Japanese poet of the late Heian and early Kamakura period. more…

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