Masaoki Shiki

(1867 - 1902)

Tanka 01 - Poem by Masaoki Shiki

curtains drawn,
the emperor's love
still lies abed—
on crimson peonies,
the morning sun shines

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  • Dutendra Chamling Dutendra Chamling (11/17/2015 2:23:00 AM)

    very powerful poem......! (Report) Reply

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  • Herbert Guitang Herbert Guitang (4/27/2014 5:09:00 AM)

    an hidden eccentric message. Great (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

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