Izumi Shikibu Poems

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1.
Although I Try

Although I try
to hold the single thought
of Buddha's teaching in my heart,
I cannot help but hear
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2.
Watching The Moon

Watching the moon
at dawn
solitary, mid-sky,
I knew myself completely,
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3.
Although The Wind

Although the wind
blows terribly here,
the moonlight also leaks
between the roof planks
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4.
If The One I'Ve Waited For

If the one I've waited for
came now, what should I do?
This morning's garden filled with snow
is far too lovely
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5.
Plum Blossom

I cannot say
which is which:
the glowing
plum blossom is
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