by Ono no Komachi (c825 - c900)
Translation by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

Moonless nights
Language: English  after the Japanese (日本語) 
I long for him most
during those long moonless nights.
I lie awake, hot, 
the growing fires of passion
bursting, blazing in my heart.


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Researcher for this text: Michael P. Rosewall

This text was added to the website: 2017-05-11
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Word count: 24