Akiko Yosano

(7 December 1878 - 29 May 1942 / Sakai)

River of Stars


Left on the beach
Full of water
A worn out boat
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  • Veteran Poet - 2,877 Points Pranab K Chakraborty (1/4/2015 11:21:00 PM)

    ... violets fade,
    spring waters soon run dry,
    this life too is transient #
    He stood by the door, / calling through the evening.....Much..Much...Much to communicate. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 7,152 Points Daniel Brick (1/4/2015 4:24:00 AM)

    Yosana Akiko is one of the great lyric voices of the 20th century. In this poem she connects so many lives - birds, trees, people, desires, hopes, bitter truths. All of these live through her burning imagination, one fired by erotic passion and sustained by desires of the heart. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,094 Points * Sunprincess * (1/4/2014 1:13:00 PM)

    .........oh this poem is full of sadness the ending really grabs you...to lose a loved one is the saddest feeling in the world...you beautifully captured this feeling.... (Report) Reply

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