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The Garden Shukkei-En

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By way of a vanished bridge we cross this river
as a cloud of lifted snow would ascend a mountain.

She has always been afraid to come here.

It is the river she most
remembers, the living
and the dead both crying for help.

A world that allowed neither tears nor lamentation.

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Tom Allport 25 March 2017

a harrowing poem of an event that will never be forgotten? ...........brilliantly written.

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Edward Kofi Louis 25 March 2017

On the opposite bank! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Edward Kofi Louis 25 March 2017

In the opposite bank! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 25 March 2017

Shining strands.... thanks for posting.....

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Ahmad Shiddiqi 17 September 2009

what a marvelous Japanese touch! ! ! keep writing! ! !

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