Saigyo

(1118 - 1190 / Japan)

Having Drifted Apart - Poem by Saigyo

Having drifted apart,
Why should folk
Despise each other? For
Not known and unknowing
Times there were once before…


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  • Fabrizio Frosini (6/2/2016 12:21:00 PM)


    here is made clear how much the personal warmth and engagement of Saigyo's poetry differs from the detachment of typical Chinese and Japanese Buddhist poetry (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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