Taigu Ryokan Poems

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1.
Too Lazy To Be Ambitious

Too lazy to be ambitious,
I let the world take care of itself.
Ten days' worth of rice in my bag;
a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.
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2.
First Days Of Spring - The Sky

First days of Spring-the sky
is bright blue, the sun huge and warm.
Everything's turning green.
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3.
I Watch People In The World

I watch people in the world
Throw away their lives lusting after things,
Never able to satisfy their desires,
Falling into deeper despair
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4.
Have You Forgotten Me

have you forgotten me
or lost the path here?
i wait for you
all day, every day
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5.
Blending With The Wind

Blending with the wind,
Snow falls;
Blending with the snow,
The wind blows.
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6.
Rise Above

you must rise above
the gloomy clouds
covering the mountaintop
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7.
Midsummer

Midsummer --
I walk about with my staff.
Old farmers spot me
And call me over for a drink.
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8.
Dreams

in this dream world
we doze
and talk of dreams --
dream, dream on,
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9.
My Legacy

My legacy --
What will it be?
Flowers in spring,
The cuckoo in summer,
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10.
The Thief Left It Behind

The thief left it behind:
the moon
at my window.
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