Treasure Island

Taigu Ryokan

(1758-1831 / Japan)

For Children Killed In A Smallpox Epidemic


When spring arrives
From every tree tip
Flowers will bloom,
But those children
Who fell with last autumn’s leaves
Will never return.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010

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