kyoto

At Toribeno
The smoke never ceases
Over the funeral pyres.

Doesn’t it make the kites and
Crows sneeze?

Sōin

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montella

Rising from the river,
Does the roar of waves break in upon the
sleep
Of the Uji villagers,
So that even at night their way is perilous
Across the floating bridge of dreams?

Fujiwara Teika