Saigyo

(1118 - 1190 / Japan)

O, How Sad - Poem by Saigyo

O, how sad!
Why of visitors
Should there be not one?
In melancholy, where I dwell
The wind comes upon the bush-clover leaves.


Comments about O, How Sad by Saigyo

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (6/2/2016 12:52:00 PM)

    solitude and loneliness.. ''renouncing the world'' is not so easy! - ..do a few doubts resurface about renouncing the world..? ?
    Another beautiful waka. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010



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