Sugawara Takesue no Musume

(1009 - 1070 / Japan)

Sugawara Takesue no Musume Poems

1. Ah Me! Ah Me! 1/1/2004
2. You Gave Me Words Of Hope 1/1/2004
3. Perfume Laden Air 1/1/2004
4. This Is The Night 1/1/2004
5. Years Have Passed 1/1/2004
6. I Yearn For A Tranquil Moment 1/1/2004
7. In The Dead Of Night 1/1/2004
8. No Sight Can Be More Autumnal 1/1/2004
9. Scarce Had My Mind Received 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Sugawara Takesue no Musume

Ah Me! Ah Me!

Ah, me! Ah, me! My weary doom to labour here in the Palace!
Seven good wine-jars have I - and three in my province.
There where they stand I have hung straight-stemmed gourds of the finest -
They turn to the West when the East wind blows,
They turn to the East when the West wind blows,
They turn to the North when the South wind blows,
They turn to the South when the North wind blows.
And there I sit watching them turning and turning forever-
Oh, my gourds! Oh, my wine-jars!

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