Friday, 11 March 2011


Hana no iro wa
Utsuri ni keri ni
Itazura ni
Waga mi yo ni furu
Nagame seshi ma ni


xtina said...

Color of the flower
Has already passed away
while on trivial things
Vainly I have set my gaze,
In my journey through the world

Ono no Komachi lived from 834 to 880.She was the daughter of Ono no Yoshisada, the governor of Dewa province, and the adopted daughter of Ono no Takamura (poet), from whom she took her family name.She was renowned for her beauty and is counted one of the Rokkasen, or "Six Great Poets", the only woman among them.

xtina said...

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