Kenji Miyazawa

(1896 - 1933)

Kenji Miyazawa Poems

1. Flood 6/29/2015

Comments about Kenji Miyazawa

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Kenji Miyazawa

Flood

Under the malicious glints of the clouds
the Kitakami, grown twice in width, perhaps ten times in volume,
bears yellow waves.
All the iron barges are being tugged to the army camp.
A motorboat sputters.
The water flowing back from downstream
has already turned into marshes
the paddies on the dried riverbed,
hidden the bean fields,
and devastated half the mulberries.
Gleaming like a snail's trail
it has made an island of the grass patch under the pines
and of the Chinese cabbage fields.
When and how they got there I don't know
but on the warm ...

Read the full of Flood
[Report Error]