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If The One I'Ve Waited For

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

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Fabrizio Frosini 24 June 2016

another waka by Izumi Shikibu: ????????????????????????? Farugasumi tatu ya osoki to yamagaFa no iFa ma wo kuguru oto kikoyu nari Spring haze Is no sooner on the rise than from Mountain streams’ Rocks’ cracks dripping Sounds can be heard. Izumi Shikibu ???? [from GOSHUISHU - GSIS I: 13]

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