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Sunk in melancholy

Saigyo 1118 (Kyoto) – 1190



Sunk in melancholy, and
Gazing
Upon the moon: its hue:
Why is it so deeply
Stained with sadness, I wonder

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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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