Ono no Komachi

(c. 825—c. 900) / Japan)

The Colour Of This Flower - Poem by Ono no Komachi

The colour of this flower
Has already faded away,
While in idle thoughts
My life goes by,
As I watch the long rains fall.


Comments about The Colour Of This Flower by Ono no Komachi

  • Fabrizio Frosini (6/24/2016 6:25:00 AM)

    花の色はうつりにけりないたづらにわが身世にふるながめせしまに

    Fana no iro Fa
    uturi ni keri na
    itadura ni
    waga mi yo ni Furu
    nagame sesi ma ni

    The colour of this flower
    Has already faded away,
    While in idle thoughts
    My life goes by,
    As I watch the long rains fall.

    Ono no Komachi (小野小町)
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  • Drtony Brahmin (5/27/2016 1:21:00 AM)

    my life moves away in idle thoughts....... like this sentence n your poem...... how important it is to control the brain and thoughts..... thank you. tony (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 2, 2010



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