Not Stopping To Mark The Trail

Saigyo 1118 (Kyoto) – 1190



Not stopping to mark the trail,
let me push even deeper
into the mountain!
Perhaps there's a place
where bad news can never reach me!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 20, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCDE
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 137
Words 27
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 5

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

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