Saigyo

(1118 - 1190 / Japan)

How Wonderful - Poem by Saigyo

How wonderful, that
Her heart
Should show me kindness;
And of all the numberless folk,
Grief should not touch me.


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  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (6/2/2016 12:36:00 PM)

    sort of contrasting feelings.. Though Saigyo became a priest, his determination was not unshakable; he had doubts about renouncing the world.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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