Ono no Komachi Poems

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1.
Was I Lost

Was I lost in thoughts of love
When I closed my eyes? He
Appeared, and
Had I known it for a dream
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2.
Visible Colours

Visible colours (Invisible passions)
Fade from
This world's
Human hearts
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3.
I Long For Him Most

I long for him most
during these long moonless nights.
I lie awake, hot,
the growing fires of passion
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4.
The Colour Of This Flower

The colour of this flower
Has already faded away,
While in idle thoughts
My life goes by,
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5.
Upon The Path Of Dreams

Upon the path of dreams
My feet don't rest,
Constantly trailing to you, yet
In reality, a single glimpse:
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6.
Fisher Folk

Fisher folk live
In villages; where
I know not, yet
Constant complaints to see the shore
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7.
Without End

Without end
Do I think of you and so
Come to me at night.
For on the path of dreams at least,
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8.
In Reality

In reality
You must do it, I suppose;
But even in my dreams, too,
Hiding from prying eyes,
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9.
When My Desire

When my desire
grows too fierce
I wear my bedclothes
inside out,
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10.
Blossoms Blooming

Blossoms blooming
Yet making no seed are
The sea-god's
Garlanded
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