Taigu Ryokan

(1758-1831 / Japan)

Wild Roses - Poem by Taigu Ryokan

Wild roses,
Plucked from fields
Full of croaking frogs:
Float them in your wine
And enjoy every minute!

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  • Fabrizio Frosini (11/26/2016 9:12:00 AM)

    Ryōkan was fond of rice wine and would sometimes drink it to excess.. :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010

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