(1118 - 1190 / Japan)

The Monk Saigyo - Poem by Saigyo

Should I blame the moon
For bringing forth this sadness,
As if it pictured grief?
Lifting up my troubled face,
I regard it through my tears

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (6/2/2016 1:00:00 PM)

    Saigyo, who always longed for human companionship, forced himself to endure long periods of isolation.. sort of self inflicted torture.. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 13, 2010

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