Tag Archives: Japanese Poet

Haiku 02 – Masaoki Shiki

the tree cut, dawn breaks early at my little window    Advertisements

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Haiku 01 – Masaoki Shiki

In the coolness of the empty sixth-month sky… the cuckoo’s cry. 

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Poem – We Know This Much 

We know his much Death is an evil We have the gods Word for it they too Would die if death Were  a good thing

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Poem – Tell Everyone

Tell everyone  Now, today, I Shall  Sing  beautifully  For my friends pleasure 

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Poem – Was I Lost

Was I lost in thoughts of love When I closed my eyes ? He appeared, and  Had I known it for a dream  I would not have awakened

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Plum Flower Temple – Natsume Soseki

Plum Flower temple Voices rise  From the foothills.

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Poem – Love

Sweet mother at the idle loom I lean Weary with longing for the boy that Still Remains a dream of loveliness  to fill My soul, my life, at aphrodite’s will.

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