Ono no Komachi (c. 825—c. 900) / Japan)
Ono no Komachi (c. 825—c. 900) was a famous Japanese waka poet, one of the Rokkasen—the Six best Waka poets of the early Heian period. She was noted as a rare beauty; Komachi is a symbol of a beautiful woman in Japan. She is also numbered as one of the Thirty-six Poetry Immortals.
Komachi sometimes features in later period literature, including five Noh plays: Sotoba Komachi, Sekidera ... more »
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- As I dozed
- Atop this crag
- Blossoms blooming
- Fisher folk
- How hollow
- How Sad
- I long for him most
- In my desolation
- In reality
- In This World
- It's over!
- No exchange of glances
- Placing burning coals
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