Masaoki Shiki

(1867 - 1902)

Tanka 12 - Poem by Masaoki Shiki

in memory of
the spring now passing
I drew
the long clusters of wisteria
that move like waves


Comments about Tanka 12 by Masaoki Shiki

  • Fabrizio Frosini Fabrizio Frosini (6/11/2016 12:42:00 PM)

    to respect the syllabic pattern, just a little editing:

    in memory of
    the spring now passing
    I drew the long
    clusters of wisteria
    that move like waves

    - this way, it is 5 - 5 - 4 - 7 - 4 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004



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