Sunday, 10 August 2008

ono no kamachi

Sad -
the end that waits me -
To think at last
I'll be a mere haze
pale green over the fields.

trans by burton watson

; )


Kubla Khan said...

These few lines accomplish a lot. In Arabic, this kind of wrting is called Sahl il, saying the most complex thing in the simplest manner. usually the hallmark of exceptionally talented writers.

thanks for posting.

Roxana said...

why the smiling sign? :-P

swiss said...

sometimes inspiration doesn't come out of the void!