by Sosei (c844 - 910)
Translation by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

忘れ草/ 何をか種と
Language: Japanese (日本語) 
忘れ草
何をか種と
思ひしは
つれなき人の
心なりけり

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  • Also set in English, a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist FRE ; composed by Stephen Paulus.
  • Also set in French (Français), a translation by Maurice Delage (1879 - 1961) , "Les herbes de l'oubli" ENG ; composed by Maurice Delage.

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This text was added to the website: 2017-04-27
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Word count: 5

Dark seed
Language: English  after the Japanese (日本語) 
Where is the dark seed
that grows the forget-you plant?
Searching, now I see
it grows in the frozen heart
of one who has murdered love.

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Researcher for this text: Michael P. Rosewall

This text was added to the website: 2017-05-11
Line count: 5
Word count: 26