by Fujiwara no Teika (1162 - 1241), as Sada-Ihe
Translation by Laurence Binyon (1869 - 1943)

Language: English  after the Japanese (日本語) 
Out across the wave all is bare,
  Not a scarlet leaf!
  Not a flower there!
Only over thatched huts falling brief,
Twilight, and the lonely autumn air.


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This text was added to the website: 2009-08-23
Line count: 5
Word count: 27