unbroken gloom.

Saigyo 1118 (Kyoto) – 1190



times when unbroken
gloom is over all our world
over which still
sits the ever brilliant moon
sight of it casts me down more

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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

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