Taigu Ryokan

(1758-1831 / Japan)

Poems of Taigu Ryokan

1. At Dusk 8/31/2010
2. At Master Do's Country House 8/31/2010
3. Begging 8/31/2010
4. Blending With The Wind 8/31/2010
5. Down In The Village 8/31/2010
6. Dreams 8/31/2010
7. First Days Of Spring - The sky 8/31/2010
8. For Children Killed In A Smallpox Epidemic 8/31/2010
9. Have You Forgotten Me 8/31/2010
10. How Can I Possibly Sleep 8/31/2010
11. I Watch People In The World 8/31/2010
12. In A Dilapidated Three-Room Hut 8/31/2010
13. In My Youth I Put Aside My Studies 8/31/2010
14. In The Morning 8/31/2010
15. Like The Little Stream 8/31/2010
16. Midsummer 8/31/2010
17. My Cracked Wooden Bowl 8/31/2010
18. My legacy 8/31/2010
19. No Luck Today On My Mendicant Rounds 8/31/2010
20. No Mind 8/31/2010

Begging

today's begging is finished; at the crossroads
i wander by the side of hachiman shrine
talking with some children.
last year, a foolish monk;
this year, no change!

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