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Watching The Moon

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Watching the moon
at dawn
solitary, mid-sky,
I knew myself completely,
no part left out.

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Fabrizio Frosini 24 June 2016

another waka by Izumi Shikibu: ??????????????????????????? Fitasura ni noki no ayame no tukuduku to omoFeba ne nomi kakaru sode kana Completely upon The sweet-flag on the eaves Vacantly I Rest my thoughts, then the sound alone Is on my hanging sleeves. Izumi Shikibu ???? [from GOSHUISHU - GSIS XIV: 799]

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