Saigyo

(1118 - 1190 / Japan)

Having Seen Them Long - Poem by Saigyo

Having seen them long,
I hold the flowers so dear
That when they scatter
I find it all the more sad
To bid them my last farewell.


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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (6/2/2016 12:22:00 PM)

    Saigyo portrayed nature and the universe as he saw them, peering out through the window of his hut or sitting on a rock in front of his door.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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